junketed

We have found lemma(root) word of junketed : junket.

Definitions


[ˈdʒʌŋkɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an extravagant trip or celebration, in particular one enjoyed by a government official at public expense
(e.g: the latest row over city council junkets)

- a dish of sweetened and flavoured curds of milk
(e.g: a plate of junket)


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Origin:
late Middle English: from Old French jonquette ‘rush basket’, from jonc ‘rush’, from Latin juncus. Originally denoting a rush basket, especially one for fish (remaining in dialect use), the term also denoted a cream cheese, formerly made in a rush basket or served on a rush mat. A later extended sense, ‘feast, merrymaking’, gave rise to junket (sense 1 of the noun)


[ˈdʒʌŋkɪt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- attend or go on a trip or celebration at public expense
(e.g: the mayor junketed off to Christchurch for a cricket match last week)


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