[ UK /dɹˈʌd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɹədʒ/ ]
VERB
  1. work hard
    Lexicographers drudge all day long
    She was digging away at her math homework
NOUN
  1. one who works hard at boring tasks
  2. a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
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How To Use drudge In A Sentence

  • It sounds like a total drudge, to be fair. Times, Sunday Times
  • Our work is not drudgery, but something we are to take pleasure in today.
  • I will not let you turn yourself into a governessing drudge, nor an eccentric to titillate the ton. DEVIL'S BRIDE
  • Friars Cowle, which was so snottie and greazie, that good store of kitchin stuffe might have beene boiled out of it; as also a foule slovenly Trusse or halfe doublet, all baudied with bowsing, fat greazie lubberly sweating, and other drudgeries in the Convent The Decameron
  • Isolation, loneliness, and the sheer drudgery of running a pioneer household - from sunup to sundown, without a single day's rest - has worn away at their resolve.
  • He sang in choirs, played at balls and weddings and baptisms, made "arrangements" for anybody who would employ him, and in short drudged very much as Wagner did at the outset of his tempestuous career. Joseph Haydn
  • Should we see them as dreary drudges, blind to the creativity of the Shakespeares and Hemingways who are taking the test?
  • A lunchbox tells the world that one is a cautious drudge.
  • The tale of the Basque hotelkeeper Lyda Esain captures graphically the challenges and drudgery of owning and operating such an enterprise.
  • The labouring poor of Shakespeare's London, deformed by drudgery, illness, and accident, tormented by vermin, illiterate and unregenerate, must have presented a certain Calibanesque aspect.
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