an alternative way of expressing the somewhat offensive term fucktard
in polite company
"hey! factoid! put down my sandwich!"
a not-entirely-true or documentable "fact" that can be used alone or used to embellish a story;
During the Anneism
spouted by Gertrude, the factoids were flying fast and furious.
1)A fact that may or may not be true, but is trivial in nature. The source of the factoid has questionable authenticity.
2) A verified fact in a compact sentance.
1) 76% of all facts are wrong
2) Bush is a moron
a presumed fact(based on other words with the suffix -oid)
He insisted on using factoids for his report instead of relying on known facts.
A fact so awesome that it have to be true and used to embellish a story.
Checking for authenticity is not required.
"Somebody told me that Peter's mom and Alice had an affair." is simple-but-efficient factoid.