double-dipper


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

double-dipper

1. n. a person who collects two salaries; a federal employee who collects a federal pension and Social Security. The double-dippers say they weren’t doing anything wrong.
2. n. a person who dips a chip or veggie into a dip or sauce after having taken a bite of the chip or veggie, thus risking the introduction of germs into the dip. I always watch the snack table to make sure there are no double-dippers.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fully 62% of double-dippers surf the web while watching television for content that is not related to what they're watching.
lt; 78% of adults who watch television use the web while doing so < -- 35% report doing so often or always -- < 62% of double-dippers surf for content related to what they're < watching -- < 40% of them look for products/services that appeared in or were < advertised during the program they're watching -- < 39% of them look for upcoming/related events -- < When it comes to watching video or television content online, < twice as many online adults typically watch full-length television < shows, movies, or sporting events, as compared to user-generated < content (25% vs.
Double-dippers are those who are registered twice on the payroll and receive two salaries from two different public sector jobs.
Corruption is a significant issue in Yemen: there are those who take more than one wage; there are ghost workers and double-dippers.
This will then ensure that double-dippers will be made available to shoulder their weight in the summer training cycles instructional cadre taskings and not hide out at the golf courses all summer on annuitant break and annual leave.
Maybe if these double-dippers were willing to give up some of their greed, we could afford to keep more murderers in jail without overtaxing the rest of us even further.
For the OBRA changes in 1981, a period Asen labels "reducing welfare," anti-welfare advocates followed Ronald Reagan's lead in identifying recipients as cheats, shirkers and double-dippers.
By 1988, Asen sees the attack on welfare as having shifted its emphasis from shirkers and double-dippers to welfare dependency and the long-term recipient.
At the very least, she said, the Tea Party group wants all double-dippers to disclose their pensions on financial disclosure forms.
Many of the double-dippers are at the golf course, or at the lake, and are almost always simply unavailable for any tasking or training away from their comfort zone.
Sir, for most double-dippers the primary reserves and Class B or C contracts are just extra golf green and beer money, and the job is not taken seriously.
Nor are they given information on whether or not the retired generals are paid for their appearances: Are they mere double-dippers, getting military pensions and salaries from their contractor employers, or triple-dippers getting pensions, salaries and TV analyst money, or quadruple-dippers getting pensions, salaries, analyst checks and lecture fees now that they are network stars?
Her idea of equitable reform is to deny widows, who raised families while their husbands worked, the benefits of a spouse's contributions in favor of government double-dippers like herself.
Want to know the size of market segments that use and plan to use analog TV converters, which segments have or are pulling the plug on TV, and which are low-involvement Want to know the factors that differentiate free from Pay TV viewers, and the double-dippers who have Pay TV as well as converters Want actual information from real world users, not speculations or predictions Then you need the Technology User Profile -- Analog TV Converter Profile Report from MetaFacts.