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    n. Hackish speech makes rather heavy use of pseudo-mathematical metaphors. Four particularly important ones involve the terms `coefficient', `factor', `index', and ... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


  •  View Definition: monstrosity 

    monstrosity


    1. n. A ridiculously elephantine program or system, esp. one that is buggy or only marginally functional. 2. The quality of being monstrous (see `Overgeneralization' in the discussion of jargonification). See also baroque.