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Definition of "junketeer" []

  • One who goes on a junket or junkets. (noun)
  • To go on a junket, especially at the expense of a government or a favor-seeking business or agency. (verb-intransitive)

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 "junketeer" in a sentence
  • "She worked as a junketeer, organizing gambling trips to Vegas, the islands, and Atlantic City."
  • "As a long-time B-list critic and junketeer, my conscience has long been inured to the petty scams of the Golden Globes voter shoving another complimentary cream puff into his craw."
  • "Now, as a junketeer, J. has abandoned the idea of socially responsible journalism (the very phrase would make him smirk); he has reduced his "obligations" to this: "meeting the word count.""
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