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

double-dipping

play \-piŋ\ noun

First Known Use of double-dipper

circa 1974

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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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