a small light-colored hamster, Mesocricetus auratus, native to Asia Minor and familiar as a laboratory animal and pet.
plural noun 1. a series of raises, bonuses, etc., given at specified intervals or tied to length of employment so as to keep an executive from leaving the company. plural noun 1. (informal) payments deferred over a number of years that induce a person to stay with a particular company or in a particular job […]
- Golden hand-shake
noun 1. a special incentive, as generous severance pay, given to an older employee as an inducement to elect early retirement. 2. the giving or offering of such an incentive. noun 1. (informal) a sum of money, usually large, given to an employee, either on retirement in recognition of long or excellent service or as […]
- Golden hello
noun 1. (informal) a payment made to a sought-after recruit on signing a contract of employment with a company
noun 1. the army of Mongol Tartars that overran eastern Europe in the 13th century, established a khanate in Russia, and maintained suzerainty there until the 15th century. noun 1. the Mongol horde that devastated E Europe in the early 13th century. It established the westernmost Mongol khanate, which at its height ruled most of […]