The definition of nugatory is worthless or useless.(adjective)
An example of something nugatory is a fake lotto ticket; a nugatory ticket.
See nugatory in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L nugatorius < pp. of nugari, to trifle < nugae, trifles
See nugatory in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin nūgātōrius
Origin: , from nūgātor, trifler
Origin: , from nūgārī, to trifle
Origin: , from nūgae, jokes.
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