noun \ˈsī-ni-ˌkyr, ˈsi-\

: a job or position in which someone is paid to do little or no work

Full Definition of SINECURE

archaic :  an ecclesiastical benefice without cure of souls
:  an office or position that requires little or no work and that usually provides an income

Origin of SINECURE

Medieval Latin sine cura without cure (of souls)
First Known Use: 1662


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