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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 chores word

  • noun chores a small or odd job; routine task. 1
  • noun chores chores, the everyday work around a house or farm. 1
  • noun chores a hard or unpleasant task: Solving the problem was quite a chore. 1
  • noun chores A routine task, esp. a household one. 1
  • noun chores plural of chore. 0
  • verb chores third-person singular simple present indicative form of chore. 0

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Origin of chores

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 Chores


chores 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".

chores usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chores

noun chores

  • housekeeping — the maintenance of a house or domestic establishment.
  • program — software
  • lineup — a particular order or disposition of persons or things as arranged or drawn up for action, inspection, etc.
  • programme — a plan of action to accomplish a specified end: a school lunch program.
  • housework — the work of cleaning, cooking, etc., to be done in housekeeping.

Antonyms for chores

noun chores

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