Definition of Drudging

1. Adjective. Doing arduous or unpleasant work. "Toiling coal miners in the black deeps"

Exact synonyms: Laboring, Labouring, Toiling
Similar to: Busy



Definition of Drudging

1. Verb. (present participle of drudge) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drudging

1. drudge [v] - See also: drudge

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drudging

drubber
drubbers
drubbing
drubbings
drubs
drucken
drudge
drudged
drudger
drudgeries
drudgers
drudgery
drudges
drudgework
drudgey
drudging (current term)
drudgingly
drudgism
drudgisms
drudgy
drueries
druery
drug
drug-addicted
drug-drug interaction
drug-fast
drug-free
drug-induced cholestasis
drug-induced diarrhoea
drug-induced disease

Literary usage of Drudging

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Famous Pamphlets by Henry Morley (1886)
"... aye, nor his junketing Queen Mab and drudging goblins, that will ever make him a poet. PRINTED BY BALLANTYNE, HANSON AND CO. ..."

2. The Life of Charles Lever by William John Fitzpatrick (1879)
"... the rod of Esculapius— Does the drudging duties of a " reader "—Originals of the characters in " Jack Hinton "—Father Maguire—Anachronisms—Amusing ..."

3. Girls and Education by Le Baron Russell Briggs (1911)
"... but a recognition of what is highest in women as what is highest in all human creatures— the power of transfiguring this daily drudging life of ours ..."

4. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... reason according to which it acts, but only a servant to it, and drudging executioner of it. 13. Proved that there may be such a tiling as acts ..."

5. The Oration on the Thirteenth Anniversary of the American Institute by Cyrus Mason (1840)
"... southern statesman, that slavery is needful in a country of freemen, that shadow must fly away before the drudging power of steam and machinery. ..."

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