Through the collaborative efforts of multiple contributors, as a team or committee assigned to accomplish a goal; especially as known for protractedproceedings, a lack of responsiveness, or undesired results.
(figuratively, sometimes humorous) With any of the results cynically attributed to committee projects, e.g. unnecessary complexity, inconsistency, logical flaws, lack of a unifying vision, banality, lack of style or character, etc.
A camel is a horse designed by committee.
Writing workshops result in poetry by committee.
By-committee Sentence Examples
Everything is decided by committee and constant bitching, or worse yet, on the spur of the moment.
It took into account redrafting of sections by Committee members subsequent to the third meeting.