jobster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from job +‎ -ster.

Noun[edit]

jobster (plural jobsters)

  1. A corrupt official; a corrupt public servant.
    • 1913, Munsey's Magazine (volume 48, page 19)
      [] this system will be ended, because nominations will be made at the primaries, in orderly, law-governed fashion — made by the people, not by the jobsters and bosses.