verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM earmarkun·ear·marked, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for earmark
The House Appropriations Committee is preparing to restore a limited version of earmarks, which give lawmakers power to direct spending to their districts to pay for special projects.Congress set to revive limited earmarks to let lawmakers direct funds to special projects|Kadia Goba|February 26, 2021|Axios
Despite the anti-earmark rhetoric in Congress, John Boehner still misses them.9 Revelations From Robert Draper’s ‘Do Not Ask What Good We Do’|Ben Jacobs|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If those things can be done, I'd happily reward every member of Congress with an earmark of his or her very own.
Does the Tea Party class know that the earmark-ban game is already over?
If earmark reform was something that the public understood well enough to hunger for, John McCain would be our president.
That sense of humor does not lessen but it lightens the gallantry and chivalry which is the earmark of Westerners.The Native Son|Inez Haynes Irwin
Every earmark showed that, from the delicate scent of the paper, to the fine, even handwriting.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
That little trick, for example, of beginning sentences with the word “also,” is a familiar earmark of the Kipling school.The Life of Bret Harte|Henry Childs Merwin
These minor obligations do not earmark more than an hour in the day.First and Last Things|H. G. Wells
It wont do, she averred, but Mr. Denby has every earmark of it.Under Cover|Roi Cooper Megrue