bloat(ware) n. – 1. the tendency of newer computer programmes to have large installation footprints, 2. software with a large number of features unlikely to be used by end users, 3. more computing muscle than is necessary
(definition adapted from Wikipedia’s entry on software bloat)
Fess up – where are you bloated? Do you have a 16MB memory card for a three day road trip? Do you have the entire CS5 suite installed to crop and adjust contrast? Do you really know what all the buttons on your Word toolbar do? Do you have four monitors and a laptop docking station on your desk?