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Meaning of LAME DUCK

Pronunciation:  leym duk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an elected official still in office but not slated to continue
 
 See Also: elected official

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adventurer, also-ran, aspirant, baby kisser, bankrupt, big operator, candidate, dark horse, defeated candidate, dud, failure, favorite son, gunslinger, holdover, hopeful, incumbent, ins, insolvent, insolvent debtor, jack-in-office, margin purchaser, new broom, office seeker, office-bearer, officeholder, operator, plunger, political hopeful, president-elect, presidential timber, public official, public servant, running mate, scalper, smart operator, speculator, stag, stalking-horse
 

 

 

 

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