junketing junketing

Definition(s):

  • (n) taking an excursion for pleasure

Usage(s):

  1. No sooner had the gavel fallen on the 67th Session of Congress, than junketing trips at Government expense began.
  2. Continuing their junketing round of Southeast Asian nations in search of money and sympathy, the two arrived at Manila, where they got plenty of sympathy.
  3. She did all the things that rich girls were supposed to do: attending finishing school, making a glittering debut and junketing to Europe.

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  1. "We shouldn't have these companies that got billions of dollars be out junketing whether it is Disneyland or anywhere else," Reid said.
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Harry Reid Source: Las Vegas Review - Journal

  2. "There's some irony - 220,000 workers in Ontario have now lost good-paying manufacturing jobs and it seems Mr. Sorbara will be doing a lot of junketing at public expense," said Hampton.
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Howard Hampton Source: Toronto Star

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