What does politician mean?

Definitions for politician
ˌpɒl ɪˈtɪʃ ənpoliti·cian

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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. politician

    A person who is interested in influencing a group of people to believe in what they believe. A person who can be elected in office to make law making decisions.

    If you see a person trying to convince others to believe in or try to influence people for a greater cause.

    Submitted by chelseabates121790 on April 4, 2019  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce politician?

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    Karen
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How to say politician in sign language?

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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. Aristophanes:

    Under every stone lurks a politician.

  2. Mark Leibovich:

    She's just not a very good politician.

  3. Sarah Palin:

    He is from the private sector, not a politician.

  4. Thomas B. Reed:

    A statesman is a successful politician who is dead.

  5. Donald Tusk:

    She really is a tough, powerful and resilient politician.

Images & Illustrations of politician

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