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A slang acronym for waste of money, brains and time—something which is regarded as uninteresting and/or useless

wombat

a thickset, nocturnal, herbivorous, burrowing marsupial with short legs and no tail. It is solitary and long-lived and peculiar to Australia. Called also Vombatus ursinus.
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As the wombat got closer, he saw that she was human, and he ran away.
The wombat arrived in September, just when Rossetti was away in Scotland.
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In a farewell speech at Parliament House in Canberra, the Duke told an audience of Australian VIPs: "We go away with wonderful memories, and George goes away with his cuddly wombat, which he has taken to chewing so lovingly.
The diprotodontid was a prehistoric creature that lived on coastal areas during the Ice Age and has been described as looking like a giant wombat.
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From then on I couldn't wait to read and see what wombat did next.