pork barrel


: government projects that benefit people in a particular part of the country and that are done in order to help the political careers of elected officials

Full Definition of PORK BARREL

:  government projects or appropriations yielding rich patronage benefits; also :  pork 2

First Known Use of PORK BARREL



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July 03, 2015
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