junketeer

junketeer

[juhng-ki-teer]
noun
1.
a person who goes on junkets, especially regularly or habitually: weekend junketeers to Las Vegas.
verb (used without object)
2.
to go on a junket, especially at government or another's expense: congressmen who regularly junketeer to Europe and the Far East.

Origin:
1815–25; junket + -eer, on the model of coinages with -teer, often derogatory, as profiteer, racketeer

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junket (ˈdʒʌŋkɪt)
 
n
1.  an excursion, esp one made for pleasure at public expense by a public official or committee
2.  a sweet dessert made of flavoured milk set to a curd with rennet
3.  a feast or festive occasion
 
vb
4.  (intr) (of a public official, committee, etc) to go on a junket
5.  to have or entertain with a feast or festive gathering
 
[C14 (in the sense: rush basket, hence custard served on rushes): from Old French (dialect) jonquette, from jonc rush, from Latin juncus reed]
 
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'junketter
 
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