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  • v. Present participle of junket.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A feast or entertainment; a revel.
  • n. The act or process of taking a junket{3}.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lively feast or entertainment; a season of conviviality; picnicking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. taking an excursion for pleasure


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But I wouldn’t necessarily push to abolish Commerce, even if junketing is all it’s good for.

    Matthew Yglesias » Judd Gregg Hates the Commerce Department

  • He turned down an invitation from Jack Weatherill, which other Members would have coveted, with a terse note stating that he did not 'get mixed up in these sorts of events' and had set his face against 'junketing' when he became an MP.

    Betty Bothroyd The Autobiography

  • They had both hoped that a week's "junketing" with lively companions might bring back the pen's good hour.

    In the Mist of the Mountains

  • The junketing Raitt, of course, is no stranger to bully-tactics of this kind.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Senatorial junketing party that for a month had been dined and wined, surfeited with statistics and dragged up volcanic hill and down lava dale to behold the glories and resources of Hawaii.


  • It was for the junketing party that the transport had called in at


  • Honolulu, and it was to the junketing party that Honolulu was saying good-bye.


  • When I think of the prosperity Gospel, what comes to mind is Sinclair Lewis's drunken, brawling, conniving, preacher Elmer Gantry junketing around the country spurring ticket-paying congregants to proclaim, "I am God's child, God created all things including wealth, and I will to inherit it" -- a caricature of prosperity teaching that is widespread amongst the theological community, media commentators, and non-governmental organizations.

    Grant Brooke, M.Div.: The Case for the Prosperity Gospel

  • Five thousand people line the wharf where the Royal Hawaiian band plays "Aloha Oe" and on the promenade deck stand several senators, a junketing party, with their wives and daughters, all bedecked with flowers.

    “Some day, all the fools will be dead....”

  • It must be something more than the twenty-first century humankind's taste for junketing that means that several times a year - once in New York, once in London, once in Switzerland, and once in Miami and then in addition in an increasing range of locations from Madrid to Maastricht to Hong Kong - the contemporary art world decides to come together to buy and sell art, and schmooze, and party.

    Robert Ayers: Top 10 Art Events of the Last Decade


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  • I know not why a good wife should be above these things. 'Tis better than lying abed half the day, and junketing and card-playing all the night...

    October 11, 2007