Top Definition
Useless miscellaneous tasks or duties assigned to someone capable of more challenging work. These tasks are usually boring and require very little brain activity. The type of work involved is somewhat professional, but still monotonous and stupid to the employee.
"I just got demoted at my job. The crap I'm doing now is frickin' monkey work."
by Tay from da Bay December 08, 2006
2 more definitions
Any repetitive time-wasting task not fit for a monkey. Busy work, drill and practice, boring school work, a waste of effort, something mindless.
I spent all morning on monkeywork!
Got all my monkeywork done early so I could have some fun.
Monkeywork got you down?
Your monkeywork is all over the place.

by Max Girard September 02, 2007
Any repetitive time-wasting task not fit for a monkey. Busy work, drill and practice, boring school work, a waste of effort, something mindless.
I spent all morning on monkeywork!
Got all my monkeywork done early so I could have some fun.
Monkeywork got you down?
Your monkeywork is all over the place.

by Max Girard September 02, 2007

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