Heath Robinson

adjective

Definition of Heath Robinson

British

  1. :  doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary :  Rube Goldberg a Heath Robinson contraption/device

Word by Word Definitions

heathplay Heath
  1. :  a tract of wasteland

    :  an extensive area of rather level open uncultivated land usually with poor coarse soil, inferior drainage, and a surface rich in peat or peaty humus

    :  any of a family (Ericaceae, the heath family) of shrubby dicotyledonous and often evergreen plants that thrive on open barren usually acid and ill-drained soil


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