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Found 2 items, similar to junket.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: junket junket n 1: dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet 2: a journey taken for pleasure; “many summer excursions to the shore”; “it was merely a pleasure trip”; “after cautious sashays into the field” [syn: excursion, jaunt, outing, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay] 3: a trip taken by an official at public expense v 1: go on a pleasure trip 2: provide a feast or banquet for [syn: feast, banquet] 3: partake in a feast or banquet [syn: feast, banquet]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Junket Junket \Jun"ket\, v. i. To feast; to banquet; to make an entertainment; -- sometimes applied opprobriously to feasting by public officers at the public cost. [1913 Webster] Job's children junketed and feasted together often. --South. [1913 Webster] Junket \Jun"ket\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Junketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Junketing.] To give entertainment to; to feast. [1913 Webster] The good woman took my lodgings over my head, and was in such a hurry to junket her neighbors. --Walpole. [1913 Webster] Junket \Jun"ket\, n. [Formerly also juncate, fr. It. giuncata cream cheese, made in a wicker or rush basket, fr. L. juncus a rush. See 2d Junk, and cf. Juncate.] [1913 Webster] 1. A cheese cake; a sweetmeat; any delicate food. [1913 Webster] How Faery Mab the junkets eat. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Victuals varied well in taste, And other junkets. --Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. A feast; an entertainment. [1913 Webster] A new jaunt or junket every night. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 3. A trip made at the expense of an organization of which the traveller is an official, ostensibly to obtain information relevant to one's duties; especially, a trip made by a public official at government expense. The term is sometimes used opprobriously, from a belief that such trips are often taken for private pleasure, and are therefore a waste of public money; as, a congressional junket to a tropical country. [PJC]


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