n. a vague uncertainty that is immensely frustrating
v. to give a vague uncertainty that has no meaning and frustrates the hell out of a person
Origin: Named after the multi-national corporation whose name has become synonymous with moronic, meaningless corporate-speak, the name Nielsen became attached to the vague, empty promises that bosses give their employees, particularly during evaluations during the recession.
ex: I don't know what my plans are this weekend, its just a bunch of Nielsens so far.
ex: I went in there determined to get some straight answers, but he Nielsened the hell out of me.