2 a laborer who is obliged to do menial work [syn: peon, navvy, galley slave] v : work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long" [syn: labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, dig, moil]
- /dɹʌdʒ/, /drVdZ/
- Rhymes: -ʌdʒ
- a person who works in a low servile job
- a derogoratory term for someone who works for (and maybe taken advantage by) someone else.
A drudge is a person who does tedious, menial, or unpleasant work; it can also refer to the work itself, known as drudgery.
Drudge can also refer to:
administer to, attend, attend on, be busy, beast of burden, care for, chore, dance attendance upon, dig, do for, do service to, domestic, domestic servant, donkeywork, dray horse, drudgery, fag, galley slave, greasy grind, grind, grub, grubber, hack, hammer, hammer away, help, hireling, keep doggedly at, labor, lackey, look after, maid, menial, mercenary, minister to, moil, muck, pander to, peg, peg away, peon, plod, plodder, plow, plug, plug along, plug at, plug away, plugging, pound, pound away, scullion, servant, serve, servitor, slave, slavery, slavey, slog, slog away, slogger, swot, take care of, tend, toil, toiler, travail, turnspit, upon, valet, wade through, wait, wait on, work, work away, work for, workhorse