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beltway bandit

noun

an employee of the US government who is hired by a corporation to assist in securing government contracts; also, consulting firms hired to assist in the same

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Beltway bandit

noun phrase

One of the horde of businesses, consultants, lobbyists, etc who cluster about the federal government (1980+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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