- menial, distasteful, dull, or hard work.
Origin of drudgery
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Related Words for drudgerychore, travail, workout, slavery, labor, sweat, toil, grind, struggle, backbreaker
Examples from the Web for drudgery
Contemporary Examples of drudgery
We coo over how cute our cat is and minimize the drudgery of cleaning the litter box.Why Didn’t Camille Dump Bill Cosby?
December 17, 2014
That is said with zero disrespect for the hard work, and often drudgery, that those jobs entail.Jobs Report Shows Unemployment Steady, but There’s Underlying Trouble
March 9, 2012
For many Afghan women, a life of violence, drudgery and ill health is the best they can expect.Will Fawzia Koofi Be Afghanistan's First Female President?
January 6, 2012
On Monday she was scheduled for a full day of press to promote the series, drudgery under the best of circumstances.Supermodel Iman Walked Out on Me
November 10, 2010
And then there are folks like Wesselman-Pierce who just want a break from the drudgery of real life.Catfish's Photo Fraud Victim
October 4, 2010
Historical Examples of drudgery
Money was needful to extricate him from this drudgery and let him follow up his aspirations.Heroes of the Telegraph
Why is it that the others have all the fun and I all the drudgery?The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
To this drudgery of his art he served a long apprenticeship; but it did him good.Self-Help
He did the cooking for the other men in the fort, the dish-washing and the drudgery.White Fang
I broke lose for one day from routine, from drudgery and harness.The First Violin
- hard, menial, and monotonous work