adjective Gold·berg·ian \(ˈ)gōl(d)¦bərgēən\

Definition of Goldbergian

  1. :  grotesquely complex :  contrived with inept and excessive intricacy a strange Goldbergian contraption resembling a birdcage — Newsweek

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Origin and Etymology of goldbergian

Rube Goldberg †1970 American cartoonist + English -ian

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a trip made at another's expense

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