donkeyworks

donkey work

noun
Informal. tedious, repetitious work; drudgery.
Also, donkeywork [dong-kee-wurk, dawng, duhng] .


Origin:
1915–20

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To donkeyworks
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: donkeys-years
Next Definition: donkin
Words Near: donkeyworks
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for donkeyworks
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing donkeyworks
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature