journeywork
noun Date: 1601 1. work done by a journeyman 2. hackwork

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  • Journeywork — Jour ney*work , n. 1. Originally, work done by the day; work done by a journeyman at his trade. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Routine or relatively unskilled work performed under direction of a supervisor. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • journeywork — [jʉr′nēwʉrk΄] n. work of a journeyman …   English World dictionary

  • journeywork — /jerr nee werrk /, n. 1. the work of a journeyman. 2. necessary, routine, or servile work. [1595 1605; JOURNEY a day s work (obs.) + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • journeywork — n. work done by a journeyman; uncreative routine work done for hire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • journeywork — n 1. craft, handicraft, skill; profession, trade, occupation; calling, vocation; metier, forte, Sl. thing, Inf. bag, Sl. trip. 2. treadmill, hack work, assembly line, Sl. the pits; drudgery, toil, moil, travail, hard work, slave labor, Sl. dollar …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • journeywork — jour•ney•work [[t]ˈdʒɜr niˌwɜrk[/t]] n. 1) the work of a journeyman 2) necessary, routine, or servile work • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • journeywork — /ˈdʒɜniwɜk/ (say jerneewerk) noun 1. the work of a journeyman. 2. routine work; hackwork …   Australian English dictionary

  • journeywork — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. a. : work done by a journeyman especially by the day b. : work done for hire 2. : necessary routine and often servile work : hackwork * * * /jerr nee werrk /, n. 1. the work of a journeyman …   Useful english dictionary

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