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[pawrk-chop-er, pohrk-] /ˈpɔrkˌtʃɒp ər, ˈpoʊrk-/

noun, Informal.
a labor official put on the union payroll as a reward for past loyalty or services.
any legislator, political appointee, official, etc., who is primarily interested in personal gain or the perquisites of power.


A person, like a venal officer or friend or relative of an officer, on a union’s payroll with a sinecure (1940s+ Labor union)


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