Adjective "nepotistic" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/nɛpəˈtɪstɪk/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'And one of the key indicators is that the public service who serve the government and serve the citizens are corrupt or nepotistic and can't be trusted, and of course what that does is to undermine democracy.'
  2. 'The truth is that, despite the best efforts of a Labour oligarchy, our parliament and Executive are no more corrupt or inefficient or nepotistic than those in any other small country, probably less so than most.'

Definitions

1. patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics: She was accused of nepotism when she made her nephew an officer of the firm.

More examples(as adjective)

"tendencies can be nepotistic."

Origin

(nepotism)