Complete Definition of "chore"

English

Pronunciation
(RP): enPR|chô, IPA|/tÊÉË/, SAMPA|/tSO:/
(US): enPR|chôr, IPA|/tÊoÊr/, IPA|/tÊÉËr/, SAMPA|/tSO:r/
:rhymes|ÉË(r)

Etymology 1
From ME. cherre ("oddjob") from OE. cerr, cierr.

Noun
en-noun|chores

  1. A task, especially a difficult, unpleasant, or routine one.

#:Washing dishes is a chore, but we can't just stop eating.

Translations
trans-top|a task
French: corvée
Finnish: taloustyö
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Japanese: éç¨ (ãã¤ãã, zatsuyÅ), éå (ãã¤ã, zatsumu)
Korean: ê°ì¬(家äº), íëë ì¼
Spanish: quehacer, mandado
Telugu: à°à°¾à°à°¿à°°à± (chaakiri)
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References
R:Online Etymology Dictionary|chore

Etymology 2
Possibly derived from the Romani. word chÅr meaning thief, see also Geordie word chor.

Verb
en-verb|chores|chorring|chorred|chorred

  1. context|UK|and|colloquial To steal.

Related terms
chor italbrac|Geordie

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