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Definition of "bork" [bork]

  • To defeat a judicial nomination through a concerted attack on the nominee's character, background and philosophy. (verb)
  • To misconfigure, especially a computer or other complex device. (verb)
  • To break or damage. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bork" in a sentence
  • "Twenty-two years later, Bork is remembered more as a verb -- to "bork" -- which conservative columnist William Safire defined as to engage in a vicious attack on "a candidate or appointee, especially by misrepresentation in the media.""
  • "February 18th, 2010 at 2: 00 pm hey! bork is an A’"
  • "Far from the fictional underpinnings of the verb "bork," Judge Sotomayor has been the victim of journalistic malpractice."