Search Result for "boondoggle": pronunciation
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. work of little or no value done merely to look busy;


VERB (1)

1. do useless, wasteful, or trivial work;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

boondoggle \boon"dog*gle\ v. to do useless, wasteful, or trivial work. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

boondoggle \boon"dog*gle\ v. 1. a braided cord made by hand by young scouts, used for various purposes, such as a hat cord or a key chain. 2. a useless, wasteful, or impractical project; -- especially one authorized by a government agency as a favor to partisans, to employ unemployed people, or in return for corrupt payments. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

boondoggle n 1: work of little or no value done merely to look busy v 1: do useless, wasteful, or trivial work




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