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chore

 (chôr)
n.
1. A routine or minor duty or task. See Synonyms at task.
2. An unpleasant or burdensome task: What a chore it was cleaning out the garage.

[Variant of char.]

chore

(tʃɔː)
n
1. a small routine task, esp a domestic one
2. an unpleasant task
[C19: variant of Middle English chare; related to char3]

chore

(tʃɔr, tʃoʊr)

n.
1. a small or routine task.
2. chores, the everyday work around a house or farm.
3. a hard or unpleasant task.
[1375–1425; late Middle English char, char3]
syn: See task.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chore - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific feechore - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
duty - work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons; "the duties of the job"
ball-breaker, ball-buster - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing; "Vietnam was a ball-breaker"
stint - an individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her"
scut work, shitwork - trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores; "the hospital hired him to do scut work"

chore

noun task, job, duty, burden, hassle (informal), fag (informal), errand, no picnic I find gardening a real chore.

chore

noun
1. A piece of work that has been assigned:
2. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
Informal: job.
Translations
عَمَلٌ بَيْتي
posluhovánípráce
kedelig pligt
taloustyö
mindennapi házimunka
雑務雑用
가사허드렛일
namų ruošanemalonus darbas
apnicīgs darbssīki mājas darbi
práca
hišno opravilo
günlük ev işi

chore

[tʃɔːʳ] Nfaena f, tarea f (pej) → tarea f rutinaria
to do the (household) choreshacer los quehaceres domésticos

chore

[ˈtʃɔːr] n
(= boring task) → corvée f
(= housework) the chores → les tâches fpl ménagères household chores

chore

nlästige Pflicht; chores plHausarbeit f; to do the choresden Haushalt machen, die Hausarbeit erledigen

chore

[tʃɔːʳ] nfaccenda (pej) → rottura
household chores → faccende fpl (domestiche)
to do the chores → sbrigare or fare le faccende

chore

(tʃoː) noun
a piece of housework or other hard or dull job.
References in classic literature ?
I don' know about the privilege part; it'll be considerable of a chore, I guess.
He had already done the evening chores and had seen Hal, dressed and ready for a roistering night in town, come out of the farmhouse and go into the road.
I used to wonder, when they came in tired from the fields, their feet numb and their hands cracked and sore, how they could do all the chores so conscientiously: feed and water and bed the horses, milk the cows, and look after the pigs.
Wade toiled early and late, doing part of the chores and double her share of the Spring plowing that Martin, as well as Nellie, could attend school in Fallon.
Uncle Henry, when the summons came, had been out in the barn "doin' chores.
We decided that would be the best age--old enough to be of some use in doing chores right off and young enough to be trained up proper.
The Monday and Tuesday preceding it we did not go to school at all, but were all kept home to do chores and run errands.
Just sat in- doors jabbering with Paloma and helping with the chores.
They despatch the day's weary chores, and fly to voluptuous reveries.
In fact, mealtimes emerged as the biggest chore overall for women - serving up meals was second in the list of tasks (79 per cent), followed by prepping and cooking meals (78 per cent).
Hillsborough County, hereinafter referred to as "County", is seeking an experienced and well qualified Contractor for in-home chore assistance services and chore-enhanced services authorized by the Aging Services Department, hereinafter referred to as "Department", for participants in the Hillsborough County Aging Services Programs (HCASP).
When it comes to help around the house, almost half of women in relationships (44%) think their partner avoids doing the dishes, and nearly three-quarters of women (73%) wish their partner would help out daily with this chore.