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boondoggle

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Life is an end in itself, and the only question as to whether it is worth living is whether you have had enough of it.
Oliver Wendel Holmes Jr.
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Etymology

Origin unknown.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
boondoggle

Plural
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boondoggle ({{{1}}})
  1. (US) a waste of time and/or money; a pointless activity
    Opponents consider this another billion-dollar government boondoggle.

Verb

Infinitive
to boondoggle

Third person singular
boondoggl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to boondoggle (third-person singular simple present boondoggl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) to waste time on a pointless activity

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