shitwork


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shitwork

(ˈʃɪtwɜːk)
n
slang US bad work; tedious, badly-paid work
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Noun1.shitwork - trivial, unrewarding, tedious, dirty, and disagreeable chores; "the hospital hired him to do scut work"
chore, job, task - 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"
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shitwork

n no pl (US sl) → Scheißarbeit f (inf)
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Main and interactive effects of shitwork, age and work stress on health in an Italian simple of health care workers.
The thousands that do numbing shitwork eight hours a day each day of their lives.
In perhaps the most often quoted line from The Rise and Fall of English, Robert Scholes argues that, conventionally, English Departments have needed the teaching of writing to function as the "other" of literature: "Teachers of literature became the priests and theologians of English, while teachers of composition were the nuns, barred from the priesthood, doing the shitwork of the field" (35-36).