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marketroid /mar'k*-troyd/ n.
alt. `marketing slime',
`marketeer', `marketing droid', `marketdroid'. A member
of a company's marketing department, esp. one who promises users
that the next version of a product will have features that are not
actually scheduled for inclusion, are extremely difficult to
implement, and/or are in violation of the laws of physics; and/or
one who describes existing features (and misfeatures) in ebullient,
buzzword-laden adspeak. Derogatory. Compare droid.
--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.