Part of speech: noun

Dull, wearisome, or menial work.

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Usage examples "drudgery":

  1. Just three years of waiting, and dodging all the drudgery I possibly could. - "The Reclaimers", Margaret Hill McCarter.
  2. One of his associates who has been through the many years of the storage- battery drudgery with him said: " If Edison's experiments, investigations, and work on this storage battery were all that he had ever done, I should say that he was not only a notable inventor, but also a great man. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
  3. He had found employment, for a while, in the humblest kind of drudgery as a junior copying clerk in an attorney's office, and then he had enlisted in a regiment of foot. - "A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4)", Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy.