Meaning of “shovelware” in the English Dictionary

"shovelware" in Business English

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shovelwarenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈʃʌvəlweər/ us disapproving

E-COMMERCE information that is put onto a website or CD-ROM without being checked or changed to make sure that it is suitable or useful:

Any CD that promises 10,000 "professional fonts" for $3 is shovelware.

IT software that is put onto a computer that is not necessary or useful:

Hardware vendors tend to dump a lot of shovelware on packaged PCs.

(Definition of “shovelware” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)