What does politician mean?

Definitions for politician
ˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ənpoliti·cian

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. politiciannoun

    a leader engaged in civil administration

  2. politician, politico, pol, political leadernoun

    a person active in party politics

  3. politiciannoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. politiciannoun

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

    Politicians should serve the country's interest.

  2. politiciannoun

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

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

  3. politiciannoun

    A politically active or interested person.

    Only real politicians are interested in this issue.

  4. politiciannoun

    A sly or ingratiating person.

    There is a politician in every office.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Politiciannoun

    Etymology: politicien, Fr.

    Get thee glass eyes,
    And, like a scurvy politician, seem
    To see things thou dost not. William Shakespeare, King Lear.

    And ’t be any way, it must be with valour; for policy I hate: I had as lief be a Brownist as a politician. William Shakespeare.

    Although I may seem less a politician to men, yet I need no secret distinctions nor evasions before God. Charles I .

    While emp’rick politicians use deceit,
    Hide what they give, and cure but by a cheat,
    You boldly show that skill, which they pretend,
    And work by means as noble as your end. Dryden.

    Coffee, which makes the politician wise,
    And see through all things with his half-shut eyes,
    Sent up in vapours to the baron’s brain
    New stratagems, the radiant lock to gain. Alexander Pope.

    Your ill-meaning politician lords,
    Under pretence of bridal friends and guests,
    Appointed to await me thirty spies. John Milton.

    If a man succeeds in any attempt, though undertook with never so much rashness, his success shall vouch him a politician, and good luck shall pass for deep contrivance; for give any one fortune, and he shall be thought a wise man. South.

Wikipedia

  1. Politician

    A politician is a person active in party politics, or a person holding or seeking office in government. Politicians propose, support and create laws or policies that govern the land and, by extension, its people. Broadly speaking, a "politician" can be anyone who seeks to achieve political power in any bureaucratic institution.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Politiciannoun

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

  2. Politiciannoun

    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. Politicianadjective

    cunning; using artifice; politic; artful

  4. Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. politician

    A person with the specific and accurate ability, empathy, experience, knowledge, skills, passion, ethics, morality, sense of fairness, justness and trust with an awareness and understanding we are working together united for the collective optimum health, human rights and shared prosperity of all people in the country or nation that we serve and are focused positively on cocreating optimum health, human rights, right to life, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    Politicians listen to their electorate and action what is accurate, true, just, fair, ethical and moral in order of priority.


    Submitted by MaryC on December 31, 2019  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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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

Examples of politician in a Sentence

  1. Bobby Jindal:

    I think every politician says this is the most important election of our lifetime, this really is.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    He was in Congress for years. He had one senator support him. Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done, he was a career politician. It's all just baloney and I feel so bad that people got sucked into it.

  3. Vander Plaats:

    Marco Rubio is like Roy Hobbs in baseball: The Natural, he is very skilled at being a politician.

  4. Jimmy Carter:

    And we have hundreds of visitors who come to see the curiosity of a politician teaching the Bible.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    People have asked for somebody who is not a politician, who was a member of we the people, who has an outstanding life of achievement and who thinks the way they do.

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