Definition of "quangos" [quangos]

  • Plural form of quango. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quangos" in a sentence
  • "And while they're at it, they should tell us whether their manifesto commitment for 20 new quangos is now on ice."
  • "The Tories now need to tell us whether their desperation for headlines and faster cuts means the cost of closing quangos is actually bigger than the savings."
  • "Prime Minister David Cameron said the government's planned cull of independent public agencies known as quangos — quasi-autonomous nongovernment organizations — will save billions of pounds, upping its estimate following criticism of the process."