chartjunk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chart +‎ junk, coined by Edward Tufte in his 1983 book The Visual Display of Quantitative Information.

Noun[edit]

chartjunk ‎(uncountable)

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  1. unnecessary or distracting visual elements included in charts and graphs