Definition of 'backbreaking'
Example sentences containing 'backbreaking'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The Guardians provided seeds, but still, it was backbreaking work! A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2001)It was a plainly backbreaking labor, even if they made no sound of complaint, and Joe went to lend a hand. EVERVILLE (2001)
It was backbreaking labor and he wondered if there were enough trees out there to keep the fires going this winter. T2®: THE FUTURE WAR (2001)
Trends of 'backbreaking'
Used Rarely. backbreaking is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of backbreaking from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.