Wiktionary:Word of the day/March 1

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Writing star.svg

Word of the day for March 1
bork v
  1. (transitive, intransitive, US, politics, often pejorative) To defeat a person's appointment or election, judicial nomination, etc., through a concerted attack on the person's character, background, and philosophy. []
  2. (transitive, slang) To misconfigure, break, or damage, especially a computer or other complex device. []
PointingHand.svg Robert Bork, a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and legal scholar, whose last name gave rise to the word, was born on this day in 1927.

About Word of the DayArchiveNominate a wordLeave feedback