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Definition of treadmill



  • something that requires a never-ending series of tasks to be performed.
    Every time I update Firefox, half of my extensions stop working. I want to get off the update treadmill.

    Last edited on Oct 24 2015. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 24 2015.

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