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Definition of "junket" []

  • A dessert made from flavored milk and rennet. (noun)
  • A party, banquet, or outing. (noun)
  • A trip or tour, especially: (noun)
  • One taken by an official at public expense. (noun)
  • One taken by a person who is the guest of a business or agency seeking favor or patronage. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "junket" in a sentence
  • "But it turns out the junket is the least of the story, because after the trip NAFTASib also gave money to the U.S."
  • "E in a gambling sense, a junket is a cheap or free trip to a casino or similar establishment on the guarantee that players will gamble for a specific period of time or wager a specific amount of money."
  • "It's what you call a junket -- you know, entertainment and gambling and shit."