connect-the-dots

adjective
con·​nect-the-dots

Definition of connect-the-dots

: done or proceeding in a series of simple and usually predictable steps a movie with a connect-the-dots plot

First Known Use of connect-the-dots

1981, in the meaning defined above

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“Connect-the-dots.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/connect-the-dots. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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