Rube Goldberg

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Rube Goldberg /ˈruːbˈgoʊldˌbɚg/ adjective
Rube Goldberg
/ˈruːbˈgoʊldˌbɚg/
adjective
Learner's definition of RUBE GOLDBERG
always used before a noun US
: doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary
◊ Rube Goldberg was an American cartoonist who was known especially for drawing humorously complicated machines that performed very simple tasks.
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