boondoggle definition

  • noun:
    • An unnecessary or wasteful project or task.
    • A braided leather cable worn as a decoration specially by Boy Scouts.
    • A cord of braided leather, fabric, or synthetic pieces produced by a young child as a project to help keep hectic.
    • A braided ring to hold a neckerchief, especially in scouting; a woggle.
    • A waste period and/or money; a pointless activity.
    • work of little or no value done simply to look busy
    • An unnecessary or wasteful project or activity.
    • A braided fabric cord used as a decoration particularly by Boy Scouts.
    • A cord of braided leather, fabric, or synthetic strips created by a young child as a project maintain busy.
    • A braided ring to carry a neckerchief, especially in scouting; a woggle.
    • A waste of the time and/or money; a pointless activity.
    • work of minimal worth done just to look hectic
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To spend time or cash on a boondoggle.
    • To spend time or money on a boondoggle.
  • verb:
    • To waste time on a pointless task.
    • a braided cable made by hand by young scouts, employed for various purposes, such a hat cord or a key chain.
    • a useless, wasteful, or not practical task; -- especially one authorized by a government company as a favor to partisans, to employ unemployed people, or perhaps in return for corrupt payments.
    • to do useless, wasteful, or trivial work.
    • do worthless, wasteful, or insignificant work
    • To waste time on a pointless task.
    • a braided cable made by hand by younger scouts, used for numerous purposes, including a hat cord or a vital string.
    • a useless, wasteful, or not practical task; -- especially one authorized by a government company as a favor to partisans, to hire unemployed folks, or in return for corrupt payments.
    • to accomplish ineffective, wasteful, or trivial work.
    • do ineffective, wasteful, or trivial work

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