What does boondoggle mean?

Definitions for boondoggleˈbunˌdɒg əl, -ˌdɔ gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boondoggle(verb)

    work of little or no value done merely to look busy

  2. boondoggle(verb)

    do useless, wasteful, or trivial work


  1. boondoggle(Noun)

    A braided ring to hold a neckerchief, particularly in scouting; a woggle.

  2. boondoggle(Noun)

    A waste of time and/or money; a pointless activity.

    Opponents consider this another billion-dollar government boondoggle.

  3. boondoggle(Verb)

    To waste time on a pointless activity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of boondoggle in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of boondoggle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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