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something that takes an unusually significant amount of time and/or effort to complete.

-commonly referring to a common household item that requires some sort of installation or assembly, but is unnecessarily complicated and/or contains instructions that are not easily understood by a person with average intelligence or insight.
"these windshield wipers are a pain in the ass to install! why do they make the things that should be the simplest of tasks a f@#$%ing engineering project??!?!"

what the hell ever happened to "insert tab A into slot B" ??
by polo December 10, 2005
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