Definitions for: Drudge

[n] a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
[n] one who works hard at boring tasks
[v] work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

Webster (1913) Definition: Drudge, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drudged; p. pr. & vb. n.
Drudging.] [OE. druggen; prob not akin to E. drag, v. t.,
but fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. drugaire a slave or drudge.]
To perform menial work; to labor in mean or unpleasant
offices with toil and fatigue.

He gradually rose in the estimation of the booksellers
for whom he drudged. --Macaulay.

Drudge, v. t.
To consume laboriously; -- with away.

Rise to our toils and drudge away the day. --Otway.

Drudge, n.
One who drudges; one who works hard in servile employment; a
mental servant. --Milton.

Synonyms: dig, fag, galley slave, grind, hack, hacker, labor, labour, moil, navvy, peon, toil, travail

See Also: do work, jack, laborer, labourer, manual laborer, plodder, slogger, unskilled person, work

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