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Noun: boondoggle  'boon,dó-gul
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Work of little or no value done merely to look busy
Verb: boondoggle  'boon,dó-gul
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Do useless, wasteful, or trivial work

Derived forms: boondoggled, boondoggling, boondoggles

Type of: dissipation, waste, wastefulness, work

Encyclopedia: Boondoggle