noun see junket II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • junketeer — /jung ki tear /, n. 1. a person who goes on junkets, esp. regularly or habitually: weekend junketeers to Las Vegas. v.i. 2. to go on a junket, esp. at government or another s expense: congressmen who regularly junketeer to Europe and the Far East …   Universalium

  • junketeer — noun a junketer …   Wiktionary

  • junketeer — n. one who goes on junkets; person who goes on government funded excursions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • junketeer — jun·ke·teer …   English syllables

  • junketeer — jun•ke•teer [[t]ˌdʒʌŋ kɪˈtɪər[/t]] n. 1) cvb a person who goes on junkets 2) cvb to go on a junket • Etymology: 1935–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • junketeer — /dʒʌŋkəˈtɪə/ (say jungkuh tear) noun a person, especially a public official, who makes a practice of going on junkets (def. 5) …   Australian English dictionary

  • junketeer — verb go on a pleasure trip • Syn: ↑junket • Derivationally related forms: ↑junket (for: ↑junket), ↑junketing (for: ↑junket) …   Useful english dictionary

  • junket — I. noun Etymology: Middle English ioncate, ultimately from Vulgar Latin *juncata, from Latin juncus rush Date: 15th century 1. a dessert of sweetened flavored milk set with rennet 2. a. a festive social affair b. trip, journey: as (1) a trip made …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pilgrim — n 1. palmer, Fr. p&lerin, Islam. hadji, crusader; worshipper, devotee. 2. tourist, sightseer, world traveler, Sl. W.T., excursionist, Brit. Inf. tripper, junketeer, globetrotter, Nelly Bly, Phineas Fogg, traveler, wanderer, journeyer, wayfarer;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • junket — [juŋ′kit] n. [ME joncate < ML * juncata, a sweetmeat, cream cheese < L juncus, a rush (see JONQUIL): because orig. brought to market in rush baskets] 1. milk sweetened, flavored, and thickened into curd with rennet 2. a feast or picnic 3. a …   English World dictionary

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