carpetbagger

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carpetbagger /ˈkɑɚpətˌbægɚ/ noun
plural carpetbaggers
carpetbagger
/ˈkɑɚpətˌbægɚ/
noun
plural carpetbaggers
Learner's definition of CARPETBAGGER
[count] disapproving
: a person from the northern United States who went to the South after the American Civil War to make money
: a political candidate who runs for office in a place where he or she has lived only for a short time
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