marketroid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from marketing and droid.

Noun[edit]

marketroid (plural marketroids)

  1. (slang, derogatory) A person who works in marketing, especially one who is ignorant and relies on buzzwords and deception.
    • 2002, Gardner Dozois, Supermen: Tales of the Posthuman Future
      [] identically dressed in blue three-piece suits, hung around accosting visitors with annoyingly impenetrable PHB marketroid jargon []
    • 2007, Charles Stross, Halting State
      [] some weedy intense-looking marketroid in casual-Friday drag and fashionable specs who seemed most upset about something.