Definition of drudgery in English:

drudgery

Line breaks: drudg¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈdrʌdʒəri
 
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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
hard work, menial work, donkey work, toil, toiling, labour, hard/sweated labour, chores, plodding; slavery
informal skivvying, grind, slog
British informal graft
Australian/New Zealand informal (hard) yakka
archaic travail, moil

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