Definition of Pork-barreling

1. Noun. Acquisition of government money for benefits to a specific locale. "Keeps his hold on his constituents through unashamed pork-barreling"

Generic synonyms: Acquisition



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pork-barreling

porime
porimes
porin
poriness
poring
poring over
porins
porism
porismatic
porisms
poristic
porite
porites
pork-and-veal goulash
pork-barreling (current term)
pork-barrelling
pork-fish
pork and beans
pork barrel
pork barrelling
pork belly
pork butcher
pork loin
pork pie
pork pie hat
pork pie hats
pork pies
pork rind
pork rinds

Literary usage of Pork-barreling

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"... F '17 More pork-barreling. Lit Digest 54:6 Ja 6 '17 Parceling out of pork. Ind 89:47-8 Ja 8 '17 Planning public expenditures to compensate business ..."

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