Definitions

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  • noun slang, derogatory A person who works in marketing, especially one who is ignorant and relies on buzzwords and deception.

Etymologies

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Perhaps from marketing and droid.

Examples

  • To put it in marketroid terms, I'm not bleeding edge but leading edge.

    Agendas And Gay Marriage

  • Daniel Myrick, of all people, managed to sound like a condescending marketroid chasing faded trends while promoting his new film, The Objective.

    2008 April 25 « Structure Geek

  • Daniel Myrick, of all people, managed to sound like a condescending marketroid chasing faded trends while promoting his new film, The Objective.

    2008 April « Structure Geek

  • I am not sure whether this is a sign that Home Depot's advertising department forgot to strip the marketroid speak from their commercial before they finalized the script, or that the concept of "powerful brands" is now a more comforting thought than actual, you know, quality, to consumers everywhere.

    A Weird Commercial

  • Daniel Myrick, of all people, managed to sound like a condescending marketroid chasing faded trends while promoting his new film, The Objective.

    Daniel Myrick’s Objective « Structure Geek

  • Were I a marketroid, I would reason and I use the term loosely something like this:

    dustbury.com » Brought to you by Posting Module BFD-2

  • I'm serious - I actually do give money to websites that I value and use regularly, because to me that's a far preferable option to ads and other sneaky net-junk, especially stuff that allows swarms of marketroid gimps to track my every move - no thanks!

    A swarm of electric sitars on the 'Bay

  • No verb, abuse of the term "hacker", marketroid terminology ( "frontier"), and generally fails at providing any insight at all as to the article's contents.

    Slashdot

  • That's the sound a marketroid makes just before getting hit by a locomotive. it's probably not a programming language for people who are already seriously into programming languages, because a lot of stuff it does is kind of awkward and weird

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • But seriously, almost no one on this list has any meaningful influence outside the marketroid "blogosphere."

    Vancouver Photography, Web Strategiest & Creative Director

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