Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Strenuous physical labor and effort.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A colloquial or humorous expression for energetic hand-labor, as in rubbing, scouring, etc.

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  • noun idiomatic Effort or hard work, especially physical work involving repeated motion of the forearm, such as scrubbing.

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  • noun use of physical or mental energy; hard work

Etymologies

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From elbow + grease

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