What does politician mean?

Definitions for politicianˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word politician.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. politician(noun)

    a leader engaged in civil administration

  2. politician, politico, pol, political leader(noun)

    a person active in party politics

  3. politician(noun)

    a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways

Wiktionary

  1. politician(Noun)

    One engaged in politics, especially an elected or appointed government official.

    Politicians should serve the country's interest.

  2. politician(Noun)

    Specifically, one who regards elected political office as a career.

    Unlike the other candidates, I'm not a politician.

  3. politician(Noun)

    A politically active or interested person.

    Only real politicians are interested in this issue.

  4. politician(Noun)

    A sly or ingratiating person.

    There is a politician in every office.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Politician(noun)

    one versed or experienced in the science of government; one devoted to politics; a statesman

  2. Politician(noun)

    one primarily devoted to his own advancement in public office, or to the success of a political party; -- used in a depreciatory sense; one addicted or attached to politics as managed by parties (see Politics, 2); a schemer; an intriguer; as, a mere politician

  3. Politician(adj)

    cunning; using artifice; politic; artful

  4. Origin: [Cf. F. politicien.]

Freebase

  1. Politician

    A politician, political leader, or political figure is a person who is involved in influencing public policy and decision making. This includes people who hold decision-making positions in government, and people who seek those positions, whether by means of election, inheritance, coup d'état, appointment, electoral fraud, conquest, divine right, or other means. Politics is not limited to governance through public office. Political offices may also be held in corporations, and other entities that are governed by self-defined political processes or can be known as freedom fighters.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'politician' in Nouns Frequency: #1037

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of politician in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of politician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hubert Humphrey:

    The hardest job for a politician today is to have the courage to be a moderate. It's easy to take an extreme position.

  2. Georges Pompidou:

    A statesman is a politician who places himself at the service of the nation. A politician is a statesman who places the nation at his service.

  3. Edward R. Murrow:

    The politician is ... trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded, because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.

  4. Rand Paul:

    I think it's also important to know that some politician put a tax of $5.85 on a pack of cigarettes, so they've driven cigarettes underground so as not to make them so expensive.

  5. Abderrahman Hassi:

    When a politician says 'yes', it really means 'may be', when he/she says 'may be', it really means 'no'. If a politician says 'no', it means that he/she is not a real politician.

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