Meaning of “guineapig director” in the English Dictionary

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"guineapig director" in Business English

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guineapig directornoun [ C ]


a director of a company who has been paid to take the position, but who does not take an active part in the business or know much about it:

He is no guineapig director – he knows the business well and loves the job.

(Definition of “guineapig director” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)