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Definitions of politician

  1. a leader engaged in civil administration Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One versed or experienced in the science of government; one devoted to politics; a statesman. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. One versed in or devoted to politics: a man of artifice and cunning. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. One versed in politics. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. One who is engaged in politics. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. One skilled in political science. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. One versed in the art of governing, or devoted to politics. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Cunning; using artifice; politic; artful. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for politician

  1. You aren't a politician you see, Mr. Maraton. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. It's time to give people more choice in government by reviving the ideal of the citizen politician who comes not to stay, but to serve. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
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