boondoggler
noun see boondoggle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • boondoggler — See boondoggle. * * * …   Universalium

  • boondoggler — noun A person who boondoggles; a wastrel …   Wiktionary

  • boondoggler — n. one who engages in an unproductive activity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boondoggler — boon·dog·gler …   English syllables

  • boondoggler — noun see boondoggle II …   Useful english dictionary

  • boondoggle — boondoggler, n. /boohn dog euhl, daw geuhl/, n., v., boondoggled, boondoggling. n. 1. a product of simple manual skill, as a plaited leather cord for the neck or a knife sheath, made typically by a camper or a scout. 2. work of little or no value …   Universalium

  • boondoggle — noun Etymology: coined by Robert H. Link died 1957 American scoutmaster Date: 1929 1. a braided cord worn by Boy Scouts as a neckerchief slide, hatband, or ornament 2. a wasteful or impractical project or activity often involving graft •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goldbrick — n Informal. shirker, shirk, Sl. goof off, dodger, malingerer, Inf. boondoggler, Sl. sleaze; loafer, idler, do nothing, faine ant, drone, Inf. bum …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • malingerer — n shirker, shirk, Brit. skulker, soldier, Inf. goldbricker, clock watcher, Sl. goof off, Inf. boondoggler; slacker, procrastinator, idler, loafer, faindant, trifler, Micawber; avoider, evader, deserter, absconder; truant, absentee, dodger,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • shirker — n shirk, malingerer, Brit. skulker, Brit. Si. scrimshanker, Inf. soldier, Inf. goldbricker, Brit. Sl. skiver, clock watcher, Sl. goof off, Inf. boondoggler; slacker, procrastinator, idler, layabout, loafer, faindant, trifler, Micawber; avoider,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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