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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hack, drudge, hackernoun

    one who works hard at boring tasks

  2. drudge, peon, navvy, galley slaveverb

    a laborer who is obliged to do menial work

  3. labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moilverb

    work hard

    "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"

Wiktionary

  1. drudgenoun

    A person who works in a low servile job.

  2. drudgenoun

    Someone who works for (and may be taken advantage of by) someone else.

  3. drudgeverb

    to labour in (or as in) a low servile job

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drudgeverb

    to perform menial work; to labor in mean or unpleasant offices with toil and fatigue

    Etymology: [OE. druggen; prob not akin to E. drag, v. t., but fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. drugaire a slave or drudge.]

  2. Drudgeverb

    to consume laboriously; -- with away

    Etymology: [OE. druggen; prob not akin to E. drag, v. t., but fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. drugaire a slave or drudge.]

  3. Drudgenoun

    one who drudges; one who works hard in servile employment; a mental servant

    Etymology: [OE. druggen; prob not akin to E. drag, v. t., but fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. drugaire a slave or drudge.]

Freebase

  1. Drudge

    Drudge is a television series on Fox News Channel hosted by Matt Drudge. Drudge left the show in 1999 after network executives refused to let him show a picture of 21-week old fetus.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Drudge

    druj, v.i. to work hard: to do very mean work.—n. one who works hard: a slave: a menial servant.—ns. Drudg′er; Drudg′ery, Drudg′ism, the work of a drudge: uninteresting toil: hard or humble labour.—adv. Drudg′ingly. [Ety. unknown. Some suggest Celt., as in Ir. drugaire, a drudge.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. drudge

    A name truly applied to a cabin-boy.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drudge in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drudge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of drudge in a Sentence

  1. Dan Gainor:

    Obama started feuding with opposition press during the campaign, kicking off reporters from his campaign plane after their outlets endorsed his opponent. Obama then spent his whole presidency attacking media critics -- CNBC, Fox News and Drudge among them -- yet somehow the major media didn't mind.

  2. Alex Conant:

    For people to wake up and see the banner of Drudge with a false report is not helpful.

  3. Senator Cruz:

    One volunteer sent out, and by the way, they forwarded a CNN story, that was the lead story on Drudge, is what the volunteer did. Now we asked them to take it down anyway.

  4. Robertson Davies:

    He types his labored column -- weary drudge! Senile fudge and solemn: spare, editor, to condemn these dry leaves of his autumn.

  5. Robertson Davies:

    A Librettist is a mere drudge in the world of opera.

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