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Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.
Michael Nesmith

Meaning of "junket" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD JUNKET

(Rush basket, hence custard served on rushes): from Old French (dialect) jonquette, from jonc rush, from Latin juncus reed.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF JUNKET

junket  [ˈdʒʌŋkɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JUNKET

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Junket is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb junket in English.

WHAT DOES JUNKET MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of junket in the English dictionary

The first definition of junket in the dictionary is an excursion, esp one made for pleasure at public expense by a public official or committee. Other definition of junket is a sweet dessert made of flavoured milk set to a curd with rennet. Junket is also a feast or festive occasion.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO JUNKET

PRESENT

Present
I junket
you junket
he/she/it junkets
we junket
you junket
they junket
Present continuous
I am junketing
you are junketing
he/she/it is junketing
we are junketing
you are junketing
they are junketing
Present perfect
I have junketed
you have junketed
he/she/it has junketed
we have junketed
you have junketed
they have junketed
Present perfect continuous
I have been junketing
you have been junketing
he/she/it has been junketing
we have been junketing
you have been junketing
they have been junketing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I junketed
you junketed
he/she/it junketed
we junketed
you junketed
they junketed
Past continuous
I was junketing
you were junketing
he/she/it was junketing
we were junketing
you were junketing
they were junketing
Past perfect
I had junketed
you had junketed
he/she/it had junketed
we had junketed
you had junketed
they had junketed
Past perfect continuous
I had been junketing
you had been junketing
he/she/it had been junketing
we had been junketing
you had been junketing
they had been junketing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will junket
you will junket
he/she/it will junket
we will junket
you will junket
they will junket
Future continuous
I will be junketing
you will be junketing
he/she/it will be junketing
we will be junketing
you will be junketing
they will be junketing
Future perfect
I will have junketed
you will have junketed
he/she/it will have junketed
we will have junketed
you will have junketed
they will have junketed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been junketing
you will have been junketing
he/she/it will have been junketing
we will have been junketing
you will have been junketing
they will have been junketing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would junket
you would junket
he/she/it would junket
we would junket
you would junket
they would junket
Conditional continuous
I would be junketing
you would be junketing
he/she/it would be junketing
we would be junketing
you would be junketing
they would be junketing
Conditional perfect
I would have junket
you would have junket
he/she/it would have junket
we would have junket
you would have junket
they would have junket
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been junketing
you would have been junketing
he/she/it would have been junketing
we would have been junketing
you would have been junketing
they would have been junketing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you junket
we let´s junket
you junket
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to junket
Past participle
junketed
Present Participle
junketing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JUNKET


banket
ˈbæŋkɪt
basket
ˈbɑːskɪt
bethankit
bɪˈθæŋkɪt
blanket
ˈblæŋkɪt
bucket
ˈbʌkɪt
certificate
səˈtɪfɪkɪt
circuit
ˈsɜːkɪt
cricket
ˈkrɪkɪt
jacket
ˈdʒækɪt
kit
kɪt
market
ˈmɑːkɪt
overblanket
ˈəʊvəˌblæŋkɪt
pocket
ˈpɒkɪt
rocket
ˈrɒkɪt
sunket
ˈsʌŋkɪt
supermarket
ˈsuːpəˌmɑːkɪt
syndicate
ˈsɪndɪkɪt
ticket
ˈtɪkɪt
trinket
ˈtrɪŋkɪt
underblanket
ˈʌndəˌblæŋkɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE JUNKET

junk mail
junk market
junk room
junk shop
junk shot
junkanoo
Junker
Junkerdom
Junkerism
Junkers
junketeer
junketer
junketing
junketter
junkie
junkies
junkiness
junkman
junkmen
junky

WORDS THAT END LIKE JUNKET

born on the wrong side of the blanket
comfort blanket
electric blanket
fire blanket
Hudson´s Bay blanket
offset blanket
Plunket
security blanket
space blanket
thermal blanket
wet blanket

Synonyms and antonyms of junket in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «junket» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF JUNKET

Find out the translation of junket to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of junket from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «junket» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

公费旅游
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuajada
570 millions of speakers

English

junket
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दावत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وليمة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пирушка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

junket
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বনভোজন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

banquet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Junket
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vergnügungsreise
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジャンケット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

축하연
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Junket
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên hoan
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இன்ப சுற்றுலா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जंककेट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bedava geziye çıkmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giuncata
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

majówka
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гулянка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conferinta
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εκδρομή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dobbeltogagent
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

junket
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

junket
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of junket

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNKET»

The term «junket» is regularly used and occupies the 78.253 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «JUNKET» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about junket

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3 QUOTES WITH «JUNKET»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word junket.
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Dustin Hoffman
Well this is aptly called a junket, for both of us. I have never been to a house of prostitution, but I understand that you get in more than seven minutes.
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Michael Nesmith
Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.
3
Dean Rusk
Give a member of Congress a junket and a mimeograph machine and he thinks he is secretary of state.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JUNKET»

Discover the use of junket in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to junket and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Junket Is Nice
All the world puzzles over what an old man with a red beard and red slippers thinks about while eating an enormous bowl of a custard-like treat, but it is a little boy on a tricycle who solves the riddle.
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Billboard
Junket. "Absolute Style-setter of Toronto Bands" Peter Goddard, Toronto Telegram. mz "A Marvelously Talented Young Vocalist" Jack Batten, The Globe & Mail. Incandescent, Compelling Spirit" The Vancouver Sun. "A Band That Plays ...
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Gambling in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Issues, and ...
Quite often the casino will pay much if not all of the travel expenses of the players (such as transportation, room, food, beverage, as well as en- tertainment) in addition to giving a fee to a junket organizer.In exchange for the discounts or free  ...
William Norman Thompson, 2001
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LIFE
Just mix milk and cream with "Junket" Freezing Mix, put it in the refrigerator tray. No stirring while it freezes ! Or, mix with fresh or evaporated milk for glorious, economical frozen desserts. You'll "hurrah" the flavors — chocolate, vanilla, ...
5
Football Rage!: The Trequel to Football Mad! and Football Wild!
Diego Junket Junket: 'I would say that in each season I was there, my first choice team all represented their countries. Practically everyone was an international.' Wu Pei Ju: 'Oh, they all represented England, I...' Diego Junket Junket: 'Not all of  ...
K. P. C. Exall, 2011
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The NutriBase Guide to Fat & Fiber in Your Food
3.5 oz 79 1 0.1 2% raw 1 oz 22 <1 0.1 4% JUNKET MIX CHOCOLATE mix only ( Junket) .... 3/8oz 40 0 0.0 0% prepared w/nonfat milk (Junket) ... 1/2 cup 90 0 0.0 0% prepared w/whole milk (Junket) ... 1/2 cup 120 0 4.0 31% RASPBERRY mix ...
Nutribase, 2001
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The NutriBase Guide to Protein, Carbohydrates and Fat: In ...
JUJUBE, CHINESE dried 3.5oz 287 3.7 73.6 1.1 dried 1 oz 81 1.0 20.1 0.3 raw 3.5oz 79 1.2 20.2 0.1 raw 1 oz 22 0.3 5.7 0.1 JUNKET MIX CHOCOLATE mix only (Junket) 3/8 oz 40 1 10 0.0 prepared w/nonfat milk (Junket) 1/2 cup 90 5 15 0.0 ...
Nutribase, 2001
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The NutriBase Guide to Carbohydrates, Calories and Fat in ...
JUJUBE, CHINESE dried 3.5 oz 287 73.6 1.1 dried 1 oz 81 20.1 0.3 raw — 3.5 oz 79 202 0.1 raw 1 oz 22 5.7 0.1 JUNKET MIX CHOCOLATE mix only (Junket) . . . . 3/8 oz 40 10 0.0 prepared w/nonfat milk (Junket) . .. 1/2 cup 90 15 0.0 prepared ...
Nutribase, Art Ulene, Cybersoft, Inc., 2001
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The NutriBase Nutrition Facts Desk Reference
JUJUBE, CHINESE dried 3.5 oz dried 1 oz raw 3.5 oz raw 1 oz JUNKET MIX CHOCOLATE mix only (Junket) 3/8 oz prepared w/nonfat milk (Junket) 1/2 cup prepared w/whole milk (Junket) 1/2 cup RASPBERRY mix only (Junket) 3/8 oz ...
Art Ulene, 2001
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My Devonshire Book; in the Land of Junket and Cream
Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
J. Henry Harris, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JUNKET»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term junket is used in the context of the following news items.
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VP Binay: Education not given priority due to favorite programs, junket
"The money was spent to fund programs of their favorite leaders and friends including the junket for ITLOS in Hague. Only three made the oral ... «GMA News, Jul 15»
2
Macau junket operators seek compromise :: GamingToday.com
Macau junket operators seek compromise Pressure is building in Macau for a compromise that would draw a line short of the full ban on ... «GamingTodaySlotsToday, Jul 15»
3
Binay hits Philippine team vs China in The Hague - Rappler
These programs included what he called the "junket" at The Hague. He reportedly said this money should have been used in education. «Rappler, Jul 15»
4
What are Stephen Schwartz's favorite Stephen Schwartz musicals?
FILE - In this April 29, 2015 file photo, Stephen Schwartz attends the 2015 Tony Awards Meet The Nominees press junket in New York. «The San Diego Union-Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Judge: Sex-tape case will proceed against 50 Cent - TV Newsroom
News at a “Southpaw” junket that the 50 Cent bankruptcy filing is simply a “precaution” he is taking. But right now, 50 is just focusing on his new ... «TV Newsroom, Jul 15»
6
Amy Schumer Wears Narciso Rodriguez for Trainwreck … - Style.com
If you've seen a photo of Amy Schumer recently—and we bet you have, considering the press junket for her movieTrainwreck has landed her ... «Style.com, Jul 15»
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With a New Luxe Mall, DC's Metamorphosis Into Wall Street Is Now …
One of the great perks of Congress is the glamorous overseas junket. You can't travel well without luggage. Fortunately, there are Louis Vuitton ... «New York Observer, Jul 15»
8
John Cena, WWE Superstar, Is Taking His Comedy Takeover Very …
When I rolled up to the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica for the Trainwreck press junket on a Friday afternoon, I wasn't sure what to expect. «Complex, Jul 15»
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Macau junket operators threaten pullout
Macau junket operators threaten pullout The Macau Junket Operators Association says its members will “quit Macau” if a threatened full ... «GamingTodaySlotsToday, Jul 15»
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On her own terms - Boulder Weekly
Not exactly the sort of answer one might expect from an average promotional press junket, but Amy Schumer is not your average anything by a ... «Boulder Weekly, Jul 15»

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