What is another word for junkets?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈʌŋkɪts] (IPA)

Junkets, the word itself, might be unfamiliar to some people. But if we change it to "jolly trip" or "weekend excursion," it would spark some excitement and enthusiasm. Other synonyms that could be used for junkets include outings, field trips, escapades, or even adventures. They all have the same idea of being an enjoyable time spent away from home, touring or exploring new places. Businesses often organize junkets for their employees as a form of reward or team-building exercise. However, the word "junkets" could also have a connotation of being extravagant, luxurious trips primarily for entertainment or personal gain, especially for politicians and government officials.

What are the hypernyms for Junkets?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Junkets

He didn't mind taking the girls around on pleasure junkets, but this was business.
"The Electronic Mind Reader"
John Blaine
When lads and lasses merry be, With possets and with junkets fine; Unseen of all the company, I eat their cakes and sip their wine; And, to make sport, I sniff and snort; And out the candles I do blow: The maids I kiss; They shriek-Who's this?
"The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'"
Compiled by Frank Sidgwick
Likewise junkets an' heavy cake be a responsibility, for if not eaten quick, they perish.
"I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales"
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

Famous quotes with Junkets

  • But I made one mistake which I would never repeat as a member of Congress when I was in Washington, and that was when I was elected I didn't go on trips because I was so afraid of having someone accuse me of taking junkets.
    Geraldine Ferraro
  • Where's he that died o' yesterday? What better chance hath he To clink the can and toss the pot When this night's junkets be? For the lad that died o' yesterday Is just as dead — ho! ho! — As the whoreson knave men laid away A thousand years ago.
    Edmund Clarence Stedman

Related words: junket, junketeer, junket company

Semantically related: best junket company, best junketeer company, what is a junket company, what is a junketeer company, is a junket free

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