dippers dippers  /ˈdɪ pərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Among the skinny-dippers across the country, men seem to outnumber women by about three to one.
  2. The move is somewhat of a U-turn for the chain, which saw sales quadruple over the past four years thanks to healthy options like salads and apple dippers.
  3. They read McGuffey readers, wrote on slates, drank water from dippers.

News

  1. 2 council members hit into triple-‘pay’

    They’re triple dippers.Two City Council members have been in public service for so long, they’re collecting government pay from three sources — salary, pension and Social Security, according to newly released financial-disclosure forms.Oliver Koppell (D-Bronx) — one of the wealthiest members of the City Council — and Karen Koslowitz...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Pols do ‘double dip’

    Now, this is rich. Ninety members of Congress are double dippers — collecting both a legislative salary and taxpayer-financed pensions.The double-up crowd includes some of the wealthiest members of the Senate and House, an analysis by the National Journal found.One pol’s public pension even exceeds her congressional salary...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  • "So we should change the law; we should restrict it," Richardson said. "There's a bill in the Legislature--that if it comes to my desk, I'll sign it--that restricts the use of these double dippers."
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Bill Richardson Source: KRQE

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