noun; blending and clipping
Apparent meaning: describing an rather disorganized organization Reason used: described the lack of structure in a organization. “ad hoc” means for the particular end or case at hand without consideration of wider application, “-cracy” is the suffix used to describe a type of organization or government
Context and source: Our club has not structure on accomplishing its tasks, it’s an adhocracy.
Etymology : Analysis: ‘disorganized’ (adhoc) + ‘organization, government form’ (-cracy).
Source : heard from in a coffee shop
Last modified: 10 June 2008