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drudge

 (drŭj)
n.
A person who does tedious, menial, or unpleasant work.
intr.v. drudged, drudg·ing, drudg·es
To do tedious, unpleasant, or menial work.

[From Middle English druggen, to labor; akin to Old English drēogan, to work, suffer.]

drudg′er n.
drudg′ing·ly adv.

drudge

(drʌdʒ)
n
a person, such as a servant, who works hard at wearisome menial tasks
vb
(intr) to toil at such tasks
[C16: perhaps from druggen to toil]
ˈdrudger n
ˈdrudgingly adv

drudge

(drʌdʒ)

n., v. drudged, drudg•ing. n.
1. a person who does menial, dull, or hard work.
2. a person who works in a routine way.
v.i.
3. to perform menial, dull, or hard work.
[1485–95; of uncertain orig.]
drudg′er, n.
drudg′ing•ly, adv.

drudge


Past participle: drudged
Gerund: drudging

Imperative
drudge
drudge
Present
I drudge
you drudge
he/she/it drudges
we drudge
you drudge
they drudge
Preterite
I drudged
you drudged
he/she/it drudged
we drudged
you drudged
they drudged
Present Continuous
I am drudging
you are drudging
he/she/it is drudging
we are drudging
you are drudging
they are drudging
Present Perfect
I have drudged
you have drudged
he/she/it has drudged
we have drudged
you have drudged
they have drudged
Past Continuous
I was drudging
you were drudging
he/she/it was drudging
we were drudging
you were drudging
they were drudging
Past Perfect
I had drudged
you had drudged
he/she/it had drudged
we had drudged
you had drudged
they had drudged
Future
I will drudge
you will drudge
he/she/it will drudge
we will drudge
you will drudge
they will drudge
Future Perfect
I will have drudged
you will have drudged
he/she/it will have drudged
we will have drudged
you will have drudged
they will have drudged
Future Continuous
I will be drudging
you will be drudging
he/she/it will be drudging
we will be drudging
you will be drudging
they will be drudging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drudging
you have been drudging
he/she/it has been drudging
we have been drudging
you have been drudging
they have been drudging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drudging
you will have been drudging
he/she/it will have been drudging
we will have been drudging
you will have been drudging
they will have been drudging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drudging
you had been drudging
he/she/it had been drudging
we had been drudging
you had been drudging
they had been drudging
Conditional
I would drudge
you would drudge
he/she/it would drudge
we would drudge
you would drudge
they would drudge
Past Conditional
I would have drudged
you would have drudged
he/she/it would have drudged
we would have drudged
you would have drudged
they would have drudged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.drudge - one who works hard at boring tasks
unskilled person - a person who lacks technical training
plodder, slogger - someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours
2.drudge - a laborer who is obliged to do menial workdrudge - a laborer who is obliged to do menial work
laborer, labourer, manual laborer, jack - someone who works with their hands; someone engaged in manual labor
Verb1.drudge - work harddrudge - work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"

drudge

noun menial, worker, servant, slave, toiler, dogsbody (informal), plodder, factotum, scullion (archaic), skivvy (chiefly Brit.), maid or man of all work She felt like a household drudge.

drudge

noun
One who works or toils tirelessly:
Informal: grind, workhorse.
verb
To do tedious, laborious, and sometimes menial work:
Informal: grind.
Translations
كادِحيَكْدَحُ، يَكِدُّ
dříčdřít
kulilønslaveslaveslide
kulizik
púla, òrælavinnuòræll
dirbti juodą darbąjuodas jautis
smaga, garlaicīga darba strādniekssmags, garlaicīgs darbs
dráčnadrieť sa
köle gibi çalışmakzevksiz işlerde çalış an

drudge

[drʌdʒ]
A. N (= person) → esclavo/a m/f; (= job) → trabajo m pesado
B. VItrabajar como un esclavo

drudge

[ˈdrʌdʒ] nbête f de somme (fig)

drudge

n (= person)Arbeitstier nt (inf); (= job)stumpfsinnige Plackerei or Schufterei (inf); some see a lexicographer as a harmless drudgemanche sehen Lexikografen als Menschen, die nur brav vor sich hin schuften (inf)
visich placken, schuften (inf)

drudge

[drʌdʒ] n (person) → uomo/donna di fatica

drudge

(dradʒ) verb
to do dull, very hard or humble work.
noun
a person who does such work.
ˈdrudgery noun
hard or humble work.