(verb, trans) bone holing
(1) to stymie a routine function through lack of consideration or general apathy
(2) re-routing someone through endless bureaucratic channels
(1) When you mail the checks really late, it bone holes me yet again.
(2)Government tech guy: Some lady just called me to say she needs a software upgrade, and I gave her the bone hole answer to fill out Form Z.
September 05, 2007