[ brak-i-tol-uh-jee ]

  1. a system of diagrammatically predicting and tracking the process of elimination among sequentially paired opponents in a tournament, especially an NCAA basketball tournament.

Origin of bracketology

First recorded in 1995–2000; bracket (in the sports sense of “a diagram for tracking advancement in tournament”) + -o- + -logy

Other words from bracketology

  • brack·et·ol·o·gist, noun

Words Nearby bracketology Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024