drudge
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɹʌdʒ/
Noun

drudge (plural drudges)

  1. A person who works in a low servile job.
  2. (pejorative) Someone who works for (and may be taken advantage of by) someone else.
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drudge (drudges, present participle drudging; past and past participle drudged)

  1. (intransitive) To labour in (or as in) a low servile job.
    • Rise in our toils and drudge away the day.
    • 1911, Thomas Babington Macaulay, “[https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/1911_Encyclop%C3%A6dia_Britannica/Goldsmith,_Oliver Goldsmith, Oliver]”, in 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica:
      He gradually rose in the estimation of the booksellers for whom he drudged.
Translations
  • Russian: тяну́ть ля́мку



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