Monday, September 9, 2013

Menial

Menial [ MEE-nee-uh’ l, MEEN-yuh’ l ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) degrading, low, servile or submissive
2. (adj.) pertaining to or characteristic of slaves or servants
3. (n.) a domestic slave or servant
4. (n.) a submissive or servile person
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Menial labour, unfortunately, is looked down upon and does not carry the same respect as other jobs.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 He worked in menial jobs until he was 25, when a school friend who was directing commercials took on Ritchie as a runner.