from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who goes on a junket or junkets.
- intransitive v. To go on a junket, especially at the expense of a government or a favor-seeking business or agency.
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- n. a junketer
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- v. go on a pleasure trip
She worked as a junketeer, organizing gambling trips to Vegas, the islands, and Atlantic City.
As a long-time B-list critic and junketeer, my conscience has long been inured to the petty scams of the Golden Globes voter shoving another complimentary cream puff into his craw.
Now, as a junketeer, J. has abandoned the idea of socially responsible journalism (the very phrase would make him smirk); he has reduced his "obligations" to this: "meeting the word count."
John Henry Days begins with a brief, impressively vivid description of an airplane trip, a radically condensed version of Mr. Kirn's Up in the Air; the title of Mr. Kirn's novel even makes an appearance: Mr. Whitehead's junketeer is "always up in the air."
Whitehead has written books about an elevator inspector ("The Intuitionist"), a terminally ironic P.R. junketeer ("John Henry Days") and, in 2009's "Sag Harbor," someone who seemed an awful lot like a young Colson Whitehead.
Brussels to Birmingham: top must-see destinations for the Siptu junketeer
Australian junketeer Paul Fischer, who was caught straight-up taking chunks of his Sundance reviews from the catalogue's official synopses.
He operates as a rubber stamp, a biased umpire, a party hack, a veteran junketeer who treats the Parliament as a gravy train, all perk and no pain.
Updike came close to seeing the game in 2001, noting that “the disgusted junketeer J. Sutter, need not be black at all.
Then one junketeer said, "I'd like to make a brief announcement.