This is when a bunch of people get together at the request of the boss for the purposes of soliciting input from staff, which will be ignored and at the next meeting the exact opposite of the staff input will be implemented. Made palatable by donuts.

Meet"ing, n.

1.

A coming together; an assembling; as, the meeting of Congress.

2.

A junction, crossing, or union; as, the meeting of the roads or of two rivers.

3.

A congregation; a collection of people; a convention; as, a large meeting; an harmonius meeting.

4.

An assembly for worship; as, to attend meeting on Sunday; -- in England, applied distinctively and disparagingly to the worshiping assemblies of Dissenters.

Syn. -- Conference; assembly; company; convention; congregation; junction; confluence; union.

 

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