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Scroogled pronunciation

Word Origin:

Google’s ongoing use of invasive tactics and Web-centric devices to maximize their profits.


5. The Google Chromebook’s inability to perform many basic laptop functions such as installing Windows programs along with its incompatibility with many printers, scanners, and digital camera and smartphone software.

See also: brick; deficient; impractical; inadequate; incompatible; inferior; insufficient; second-rate; subpar; substandard

Sample sentence:

"You get Scroogled when you use a Chromebook because it was designed so Google can better track what you do online to sell ads."