Definitions for rube goldbergˈrub ˈgoʊld bɜrg
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Rube Gold•bergˈrub ˈgoʊld bɜrg(adj.)
having a fantastically complicated, improvised appearance:
a Rube Goldberg arrangement of flasks and test tubes.
deviously complex and impractical.
Origin of Rube Goldberg:
1955–60; after Rube(Reuben)Goldberg (1883–1970), U.S. cartoonist
Goldberg, Rube Goldberg, Reuben Lucius Goldberg(noun)
United States cartoonist who drew intricate diagrams of very complicated and impractical contraptions that accomplished little or nothing (1883-1970)
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