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drudgery Line breaks: drudg¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈdrʌdʒəri/

Definition of drudgery in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Hard menial or dull work: domestic drudgery
More example sentences
  • Money and luxuries were scarce in their early days and drudgery and the hard way of doing all housework, and farmwork were the order of the day.
  • There will be no toil, assignments, chores, no drudgery or daily efforts.
  • As women become liberated from domestic drudgery, are they in danger of losing something fundamental?
Synonyms
informalskivvying, grind, slog
British informalgraft
Australian/New Zealand informal(hard) yakka
archaictravail, moil

Words that rhyme with drudgery

forgery • soldiery

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