chore chore  /ˈtʃɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was explained, as if a chore and a duty, hidden behind those doors.
  2. His first instinct was to return to his seat just ten feet away, but even that proved a chore.
  3. And he'd do it with a laugh--at the fix he was in, at the bulky chore of filmmaking, at the sheer joy of being Doug.

News

  1. Watchdog Group Calls for Redistricting Commission

    With court fights and political battles raging over legislative redistricting, Common Cause Kentucky is calling again for lawmakers to create a nonpartisan commission to handle the always divisive chore.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WBKO Bowling Green

  2. Baby boomers find help in selling the family home

    You have lived in your home for more than 20 years, accumulating things every year. In fact, in many cases, you raised your children in that home. They, too, accumulated "stuff" they failed to take with them when they moved on. So now you are ready for a smaller abode or a different locale. How do you tackle the chore of readying your home for sale?
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. When cooking can kill

    For nearly half of the world's population, building and maintaining a fire is a daily -- and often deadly -- chore.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "The last time I threw was more or less a chore. This wasn't a chore," Smoltz said.
    on Mar 26, 2007 By: John Smoltz Source: 940 News

  2. "Hope we win tomorrow," Boston manager Terry Francona said. "That's normally what we do. Play. If you win, move on. If you lose, learn and move on. That's what our next chore will be."
    on Sep 27, 2009 By: Terry Francona Source: ESPN

  3. "It's not easy what we're asking him to do," Cubs manager Lou Piniella said of Patton. "It's not an easy chore, but you can't walk people in front of Pujols. You might be able to do that in Modesto......but over here I suggest not."
    on Apr 25, 2009 By: Lou Piniella Source: USA Today

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