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Word of the Day 03/19/21 Ad Hockery

Ad Hockery (noun)
ad hockery or ad hoc·er·y [ ad -hok-uh-ree ]


noun
1. reliance on temporary solutions rather than on consistent, long-term plans.

Also ad hoc·ism [ad -hok-iz-uhm] .

Origin: First recorded in 1890–1900; ad hoc + -ery

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR AD HOCKERY
A lot of the culture around movies in the sci-fi/fantasy genre is about deconstructing them ad nauseam.
PATTON OSWALT ON FIGHTING CONSERVATIVES WITH SATIRE|WILLIAM O’CONNOR|JANUARY 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST

Yes, publicizing tragedy gets clicks, gets ad revenue, gets notoriety, and can be done for all the wrong reasons.
COVER-UPS AND CONCERN TROLLS: ACTUALLY, IT'S ABOUT ETHICS IN SUICIDE JOURNALISM|ARTHUR CHU|JANUARY 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST

When it came to Android, however, it was ad-supported but free.
LOST FOR THOUSANDS OF STROKES: 'DESERT GOLFING' IS 'ANGRY BIRDS' AS MODERN ART|ALEC KUBAS-MEYER|JANUARY 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST

Late former governors of NY, TX starred in a 1994 snack chip ad.
MARIO CUOMO, ANN RICHARDS CONCEDE TO DORITOS|THE DAILY BEAST VIDEO|JANUARY 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST

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