marketroid

/mar'k*-troyd/ (Or "marketing slime", "marketeer", "marketing droid", "marketdroid") A member of a company's marketing department, especially one who promises users that the next version of a product will have features that are not actually scheduled for inclusion, are extremely difficult to implement, and/or are in violation of the laws of physics; and/or one who describes existing features (and misfeatures) in ebullient, buzzword-laden adspeak. Derogatory.

[Jargon File]


Last updated: 1995-02-23

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Marginal Hacks | Maril | Mark 1 | marketroid | Markov | Markov chain | Markov model
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