Definition of junketeer in English:

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junketeer

Pronunciation: /dʒʌŋkɪˈtɪə/

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 simplest terms, he is a computer security celebrity junketeer, a highly specialized occupation somewhat obscured by an official biography bulging with professional-strength acronyms.
  • In this age of thin profit margins and smaller budgets for films, I think the fictitious junketeer could have saved the studios some much earned cash.
  • He is the only junketeer on the list.

Derivatives

junketeering

noun
Example sentences
  • Some call it journalist junketeering; he says he's providing a service.
  • The study established that bipartisanship survives in junketeering.
  • Wryly, she addresses the issue of her alleged reluctance to rack up air miles a very different press to what she was getting in her previous job as environment secretary, when she was accused of junketeering.

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Line breaks: jun¦ket|eer

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