Junketing, any trip, excursion, or entertainment participated in by an official at public expense under the guise of public service; popularly called a "junket." The investigating tours of Congressional and Legislative Committees, which involve large railroad and hotel bills, are frequently given this name.

Entry from Everybody's Cyclopedia, 1912.

Jun"ket*ing, n.

A feast or entertainment; a revel.

All those snug junketings and public gormandizings for which the ancient magistrates were equally famous with their modern successors. W. Irving.

The apostle would have no reveling or junketing upon the altar. South.


© Webster 1913.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.