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junketeer

Syllabification: jun·ket·eer
Pronunciation: /ˌjəNGkəˈtir
 
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Definition of junketeer in English:

noun

informal , derogatory
A person who regularly goes on trips or attends functions at another’s expense, typically for supposed work purposes: the junketeers also charged videos to council credit cards instead of paying for them out of their standard allowances
More example sentences
  • "In one case documented by Variety," Ebert stated, "a publicist wrote up several 'sample' quotes and asked the junketeers to sign up for the ones they liked."
  • The conservative movement's think tanks, newspapers, and little magazines are filled with junketeers who have traveled the world on his dime.
  • Compare this to junketeers.

Derivatives

junketeering

1
noun

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