1 a politician who seeks public office in a locality where he has no real connections
2 (Brit) a person who makes a short-term investment in a mutual savings or life-assurance organization in order to benefit from free shares issued following the organization's conversion to a public limited company
3 (U.S.) a Northern White who went to the South after the Civil War to profit from Reconstruction
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