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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chawr, chohr]
    • /tʃɔr, tʃoʊr/
    • /tʃɔːr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chawr, chohr]
    • /tʃɔr, tʃoʊr/

Definitions of chore word

  • countable noun chore A chore is a task that you must do but that you find unpleasant or boring. 3
  • countable noun chore Chores are tasks such as cleaning, washing, and ironing that have to be done regularly at home. 3
  • noun chore a small routine task, esp a domestic one 3
  • noun chore an unpleasant task 3
  • noun chore a small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer 3
  • noun chore a hard or unpleasant task 3

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Origin of chore

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
1375-1425; late Middle English char, Old English cyrr, variant of cierr, cerr char3

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Parts of speech for Chore


chore popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 87% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chore usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chore

noun chore

  • duty — something that one is expected or required to do by moral or legal obligation.
  • assignment — An assignment is a task or piece of work that you are given to do, especially as part of your job or studies.
  • workout — a trial or practice session in athletics, as in running, boxing, or football.
  • housework — the work of cleaning, cooking, etc., to be done in housekeeping.
  • burden — If you describe a problem or a responsibility as a burden, you mean that it causes someone a lot of difficulty, worry, or hard work.

Antonyms for chore

noun chore

  • happiness — the quality or state of being happy.
  • peace — the normal, nonwarring condition of a nation, group of nations, or the world.

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