A negative personality trait
. The name of it is derived from the concept of heat sink
(an object which absorbs heat
. A cluesink
is a person who, in a conversation
, will actually deprive
others of clue
. This person stands in opposition
to those who would impart clue
to the clueless
, absorbing it as fast as it is imparted.
A cluesink will often ask questions which seem reasonable at first blush, but simply serve to confuse the issue.