Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/28/19 Bracketology

Bracketology (noun)
bracketology [brak-i-tol-uh-jee]


noun Sports
1. a system of diagrammatically predicting and tracking the process of elimination among sequentially paired opponents in a tournament, especially an NCAA basketball tournament.

Related forms
brack·et·ol·o·gist , noun

Origin: First recorded in 1995–2000; bracket (in the sports sense of “a diagram for tracking advancement in tournament”) + -o- + -logy

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Fitting word considering March Madness is winding down for NCAA basketball.
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