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JUNKET

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does junket mean? 

JUNKET (noun)
  The noun JUNKET has 3 senses:

1. dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
2. a journey taken for pleasure
3. a trip taken by an official at public expense

  Familiarity information: JUNKET used as a noun is uncommon.


JUNKET (verb)
  The verb JUNKET has 3 senses:

1. go on a pleasure trip
2. provide a feast or banquet for
3. partake in a feast or banquet

  Familiarity information: JUNKET used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


JUNKET (noun)


Sense 1junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("junket" is a kind of...):

afters; dessert; sweet (a dish served as the last course of a meal)


Sense 2junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A journey taken for pleasure

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

excursion; jaunt; outing; pleasure trip; junket; sashay; expedition

Context examples:

many summer excursions to the shore / it was merely a pleasure trip / after cautious sashays into the field

Hypernyms ("junket" is a kind of...):

journey; journeying (the act of traveling from one place to another)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "junket"):

airing (a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air)

field trip (a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination)


Sense 3junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A trip taken by an official at public expense

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("junket" is a kind of...):

trip (a journey for some purpose (usually including the return))


JUNKET (verb)


Sense 1junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go on a pleasure trip

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

junket; junketeer

Hypernyms (to "junket" is one way to...):

jaunt; travel; trip (make a trip for pleasure)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Provide a feast or banquet for

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

banquet; feast; junket

Hypernyms (to "junket" is one way to...):

host (be the host of or for)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 3junket [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Partake in a feast or banquet

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Synonyms:

feast; banquet; junket

Hypernyms (to "junket" is one way to...):

eat (eat a meal; take a meal)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "junket"):

wine and dine (eat sumptuously)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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