Wednesday’s Word of the Week

Posted on: November 5, 2014

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boondoggle, n and v.

a. A trivial, useless, or unnecessary undertaking; wasteful expenditure.
b. To engage in trifling or frivolous work.

“Once again, critics insist that the entire project is a costly boondoggle and should be abandoned.”

“boondoggle, n. and v.” OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2014. Web. 2 September 2014.

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