A tawdry software program, usually bundled free by lower-end computer manufacturers, in an effort to keep their PC hardware prices low. Microsoft Works has become a byword for format incompatibilities and system crashes.
"Tarquin, I am sorry you can't do the MS Word homework that your teacher set you for school, but daddy went for the cheap option, hence you will have make do with this godawful Microsoft Works program. I am so sorry."
by Jason the monkey October 22, 2007