HyperDic: politician

English > 3 senses of the word politician:
NOUNperson politiciana leader engaged in civil administration
person politician, politico, pol, political leadera person active in party politics
person politiciana schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways
politician > pronunciation
Soundspaa.lahtih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > politician: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA leader engaged in civil administration.
NarrowergovernorThe head of a state government
legislatorsomeone who makes or enacts laws
mayor, city managerThe head of a city government
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishpolítico
Catalanpolític
Nounspoliticsthe profession devoted to governing and to political affairs
politicssocial relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
English > politician: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person active in party politics.
Synonymspolitico, pol, political leader
InstancesAstor, Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess AstorBritish politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)
Barkley, Alben Barkley, Alben William BarkleyUnited States politician and lawyer
Beaverbrook, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, William Maxwell AitkenBritish newspaper publisher and politician (born in Canada)
Bradley, Thomas Bradley, Tom BradleyUnited States politician / politician who was elected the first black mayor of Los Angeles (1917-1998)
Bryan, William Jennings Bryan, Great Commoner, Boy Orator of the PlatteUnited States lawyer and politician who advocated free silver and prosecuted John Scopes (1925) for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school (1860-1925)
Burr, Aaron BurrUnited States politician / politician who served as vice president under Jefferson
Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland ChaseUnited States politician and jurist who served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court (1808-1873)
Clark, Joe Clark, Charles Joseph ClarkCanadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)
Clay, Henry Clay, the Great CompromiserUnited States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
Clinton, DeWitt ClintonUnited States politician / politician who as governor of New York supported the project to build the Erie Canal (1769-1828)
Crockett, Davy Crockett, David CrockettUnited States frontiersman and Tennessee politician who died at the siege of the Alamo (1786-1836)
Douglas, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, Little GiantUnited States politician who proposed that individual territories be allowed to decide whether they would have slavery
Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel HoustonUnited States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863)
Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis JacksonUnited States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
Jackson, Glenda JacksonEnglish film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
Maginot, Andre MaginotFrench politician who proposed the Maginot Line (1877-1932)
McCarthy, Joseph McCarthy, Joseph Raymond McCarthyUnited States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957)
Moynihan, Daniel Patrick MoynihanUnited States politician and educator (1927-2003)
Mullah Omar, Mullah Mohammed Omarreclusive Afghanistani politician and leader of the Taliban who imposed a strict interpretation of shariah law on Afghanistan (born in 1960)
Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert PeelBritish politician (1788-1850)
Rankin, Jeannette Rankinleader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana
Ross, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe RossA politician / politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)
Seward, William Henry SewardUnited States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)
Webster, Daniel WebsterUnited States politician and orator (1782-1817)
NarrowerCommunistA member of the communist party
DemocratA member of the Democratic Party
FederalistA member of a former political party in the United States that favored / favored a strong centralized federal government
LabouriteA member of the British Labour Party
Mugwumpsomeone who bolted from the Republican Party during the U.S. presidential election of 1884
Potemkin, Potyokin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Grigori Aleksandrovich PotemkinA Russian officer and politician who was a favorite of Catherine II and in 1762 helped her to seize power
RepublicanA member of the Republican Party
WhigA member of the Whig Party that existed in the United States before the American Civil War
campaigner, candidate, nomineeA politician who is running for public office
demagogue, demagog, rabble-rouserA political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
machine politician, ward-heeler, political hack, hackA politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
noncandidatesomeone who has announced they are not a candidate
party boss, political boss, bossA leader in a political party who controls votes and dictates appointments
party man, party linerA member of a political party who follows strictly the party line
sachemA political leader (especially of Tammany Hall)
socialistA political advocate of socialism / socialism
standard-bearerAn outstanding / outstanding leader of a political movement
statesman, solon, national leaderA man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
technocratAn advocate of technocracy
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishpolítico, pol
Catalanpolític, pol
Nounspoliticsthe profession devoted to governing and to political affairs
politicssocial relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
English > politician: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways.
Broaderschemer, plotterA planner who draws up a personal scheme of action
Spanishpolitiquero
Catalanpoliticaire

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