public trough

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synonyms for public trough

On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to public trough, such as: back scratching, favors of office, logrolling, melon, patronage, and payola.

How to use public trough in a sentence

  • "That's infernal water to turn into the public trough," remarked Cobb.

    Edith and John | Franklin S. Farquhar
  • Schoolteachers do not wallow in wealth nor feed fat at the public trough.

  • He had a job, a good job at the public trough in a woman-heavy city, a security that was as solid as his country.

    The Mighty Dead | William Campbell Gault

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