Definitions for backbreakingˈbækˌbreɪ kɪŋ
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arduous, backbreaking, grueling, gruelling, hard, heavy, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome(adj)
characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort
"worked their arduous way up the mining valley"; "a grueling campaign"; "hard labor"; "heavy work"; "heavy going"; "spent many laborious hours on the project"; "set a punishing pace"
Of work, very physically tiring.
Origin: back + breaking, that is, that breaks the back
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