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shaggy–dog

adjective shag·gy–dog \ˌsha-gē-ˈdg\

Definition of SHAGGY-DOG

:  of, relating to, or being a long-drawn-out circumstantial story concerning an inconsequential happening that impresses the teller as humorous or interesting but the hearer as boring and pointless; also :  of, relating to, or being a similar humorous story whose humor lies in the pointlessness or irrelevance of the punch line <a shaggy–dog comedy>

First Known Use of SHAGGY-DOG

1946

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