Rube Goldberg(redirected from Reuben Lucius Goldberg)
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A slang term for an unnecessarily complicated solution to a problem, or a problem with a solution that is itself problematic. The term refers to a 20th-century American cartoonist who drew large machines performing simple actions for which a machine is not necessary.
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