double-dipper

noun
dou·ble-dip·per | \-ˈdi-pər \

Definition of double-dipper 

: a person who collects both a government pension and a government salary

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double-dipping \-piŋ \ noun

First Known Use of double-dipper

circa 1974, in the meaning defined above

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double dipper

noun
dou·ble dip·per

Legal Definition of double dipper 

: an individual who engages in double dipping

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