- Drudgery is defined as hard, tiresome and boring work.
An example of drudgery is shoveling large amounts of snow.
drudgery definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. drudgeries
work that is hard, menial, or tiresome
Origin: see drudge and amp; -ery
drudgery definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. drudg·er·ies
Tedious, menial, or unpleasant work. See Synonyms at work.