jobbery

NOUN
  1. corruptness among public officials
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How To Use jobbery In A Sentence

  • Thinks I to myself, this is what Mr. Hume would have, in the Commons House, called jobbery, and a poor kind of job it turned out; for, on inspecting the lime juice at Port Royal, some of it was condemned as unfit for use. A Sailor of King George
  • Unlike other towns of the West, it was insanitary and uneducated; it was also given to nepotism and a primitive kind of jobbery; but, on the whole, it was honest. The World for Sale, Complete
  • Dems have been elevating Tea Party whack-jobbery for months now. Will the Dems' Tea Party strategy work?
  • I say and protest with one voice against our further soiling our souls and hands in this infamous jobbery.
  • However, those gent, trustee people often handle unjust, even somebody battles situation infestation, jobbery.
  • This struggle finally reached the point at which cowhiding, cane thrashing and fisticuffs in the Capitol itself occurred among the candidates, and the jobbery became so openly vile and scandalous, that even a Democratic Legislature concluded it best to temporarily eliminate the jobbery feature of it, and this was done for two years of the Democratic adminisiration. People's Party Hand-Book of Facts. Campaign of 1898.
  • I want to make it quite clear that I shall never tolerate any kind of jobbery, nepotism or any influence directly or indirectly brought to bear upon me. Bloggers.Pakistan
  • One can bear coldly the jobbery of enemies, but not that of friends, and to Adams this kind of jobbery seemed always infinitely worse than all the petty money bribes ever exploited by the newspapers. Silence (1894–1898)
  • The people were with him, disgusted with the jobbery and corruption that had brought Pakistan low.
  • Even complete nut-jobbery is fascinatingly entertaining. Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points [151] -- Obama's Speech
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