lame duck definition

  • noun:
    • An elected officeholder or team continuing in company during the duration between failure to win an election while the inauguration of a successor.
    • An officeholder who's chosen not to ever run for reelection or perhaps is ineligible for reelection.
    • An ineffective individual; a weakling.
    • an individual or thing that's helpless, ineffective or disabled.
    • An elected authoritative who may have lost the present election or perhaps is not entitled to reelection and is establishing time until making workplace.
    • See under Lame.
    • an elected official nonetheless in office yet not slated to continue
  • adjective:
    • Any company owner who's offering completely a term after a replacement was selected.

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