There is more than one meaning for the term depending on the context. For example, the practice of drawing two incomes from the government, usually by holding a government job and receiving a pension, is also referred to as double-dipping.
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double dipping — ˌdouble ˈdipping noun [uncountable] disapproving when someone receives money from two different sources for doing the same job: • Double dipping, such as using subsidized water to grow subsidized crops, costs taxpayers hundreds of millions of… … Financial and business terms
double-dipping — double dip UK US /ˌdʌbl̩ˈdɪp/ verb [I] US FINANCE ► to receive income from two places, for example from a government pension while employed by the government, or from two different government pensions: »A loophole in federal law allows teachers… … Financial and business terms
double dipping — double dip·ping n: the usu. illicit practice of accepting income from two mutually exclusive sources (as from a government pension and a government salary or from two insurers for the same loss) Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam… … Law dictionary
double dipping — n. the practice of receiving compensation, benefits, etc. from two or more sources in a way regarded as unethical, as from a military pension and a government job double dipper n. * * * … Universalium
double dipping — n. the practice of receiving compensation, benefits, etc. from two or more sources in a way regarded as unethical, as from a military pension and a government job double dipper n … English World dictionary
double dipping — noun two incomes received from the same source (as by holding a government job and receiving a government pension) • Hypernyms: ↑income * * * double dipping, U.S. Informal. the system or policy of allowing a person who has retired from government … Useful english dictionary
double-dipping — American the activity of receiving money from two different places or two different jobs, often when it is not honest or legal. The government has introduced tighter rules on employees pensions to discourage double dipping … New idioms dictionary
double-dipping — noun see double dipper … New Collegiate Dictionary
double-dipping — /dub euhl dip ing/, n. the act or practice of receiving more than one income or collecting double benefits from the same employer or organization. [1970 75] * * * … Universalium
double-dipping — /dub euhl dip ing/, n. the act or practice of receiving more than one income or collecting double benefits from the same employer or organization. [1970 75] … Useful english dictionary