- IPA: /dɹʌdʒ/
drudge (plural drudges)
- A person who works in a low servile job.
- (pejorative) Someone who works for (and may be taken advantage of by) someone else.
- French: larbin, sous-merde, moins-que-rien
- German: Hiwi (colloquial), Sklave, Lakai
- Russian: чернорабо́чий
- Spanish: esclavo, lacayo, currito
drudge (drudges, present participle drudging; past and past participle drudged)
- (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.
- Russian: тяну́ть ля́мку