double dipper

double-dip

[duhb-uhl-dip]
verb (used without object), double-dipped, double-dipping.
1.
Informal. to earn a salary from one position while collecting a pension from the same employer or organization, especially to be a wage earner on the federal payroll while receiving a military retiree's pension.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a double dip.

Origin:
1960–65

double-dipper, noun
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  1. n.
    a person who collects two salaries; a federal employee who collects a federal pension and Social Security. : The double-dippers say they weren't doing anything wrong.
  2. n.
    a person who dips a chip or veggie into a dip or sauce after having taken a bite of the chip or veggie, thus risking the introduction of germs into the dip. : I always watch the
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