/mak’dink/ To make many incremental and unnecessary cosmetic changes to a program or file. Often the subject of the macdinking would be better off without them. The Macintosh is said to encourage such behaviour.
See also fritterware, window shopping.
[muh k-don-uh ld] /məkˈdɒn əld/ noun 1. George, 1824–1905, Scottish novelist and poet. 2. Sir John Alexander, 1815–91, Canadian statesman, born in Scotland: first prime minister 1867–73, 1878–91. [muh k-don-uh ld] /məkˈdɒn əld/ noun 1. James Ramsay, 1866–1937, British statesman and labor leader: prime minister 1924, 1929–35. /məkˈdɒnəld/ noun 1. Flora. 1722–90, Scottish heroine, who […]
- Macdonnell ranges
/məkˈdɒnəl/ plural noun 1. a mountain system of central Australia, in S central Northern Territory, extending about 160 km (100 miles) east and west of Alice Springs. Highest peak: Mount Zeil, 1531 m (5024 ft)
[muh k-dou-uh l] /məkˈdaʊ əl/ noun 1. Edward Alexander, 1861–1908, U.S. composer and pianist.
[muh k-don-uh] /məkˈdɒn ə/ noun 1. Thomas, 1783–1825, U.S. naval officer: defeated British on Lake Champlain 1814.