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chore

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English cherre (oddjob) from Old English cerr, cierr.

Noun

Singular
chore

Plural
chores

chore (chores)
  1. A task, especially a difficult, unpleasant, or routine one.
    Washing dishes is a chore, but we can't just stop eating.
Translations
References
  • "chore" in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001

Etymology 2

Possibly derived from the Romani word chōr (thief), see also Geordie word chor.

Verb

Infinitive
to chore

Third person singular
chores

Simple past
chorred

Past participle
chorred

Present participle
chorring

to chore (third-person singular simple present chores, present participle chorring, simple past and past participle chorred)
  1. (UK, informal) To steal.
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Polish

Adjective

chore n. [[Category:Template:lang:pl adjectives|chore]]

  1. n. singular of chory: ill, sick

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