Definition of


  1. (noun, act) active work of little value

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Synonyms of Make-work


Alternate forms of Make-work

Hypernyms: work

Origin of the word Make-work

  1. "busy-work, activity of no value," 1937, Amer.Eng., from make (v.) + work. more

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