Top Definition
Trying to polish or perfect something that doesn't benefit from, or is worthy of, such effort.
I spent four hours editing my latest Urban Dictionary entry - I'm such a turd burnisher.

Our boss spent the whole retreat going back and forth on our "Mission Statement" - we burnished that turd but good.

Give David the newsletter / social media project - he loves turd burnishing, and is damn good at it.
by Bono Lex January 31, 2014

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