Synonyms for pork-barrel
- back scratching
- favors of office
- political favor
- public crib
- public till
- public trough
- spoils of office
- taxpayer funds
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PORK-BARREL
Only once did he fling out and bestow an unmerited blow on the pork-barrel.
So it was that my wife said: "Felix, you will have to go to the pork-barrel."
The Deacon stared, but said he had taken it from his pork-barrel.
I needed the money, and I put my hook into the pork-barrel,—that is, I trusted the Public.
You could see his ribs as plainly as the hoops on a pork-barrel.
They were allowed to run wild to save the trouble of caring for them, and when the pork-barrel was empty they shot one.
I lay passive for awhile, feeling as if I had been packed and salted down in a pork-barrel.
There was the place for the water-pail, pork-barrel, and wash-basin, and generally a dingy pack of cards left on a log.
We are necessarily forced to the conclusion, that by far the cheapest mode of wintering pigs is in the pork-barrel.
But "woe," says the oracle, "to him who goes to the pork-barrel before the moment of his need."