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English noun: politician

1. politician (person) a leader engaged in civil administration


Broader (hypernym)leader


Narrower (hyponym)city manager, governor, legislator, mayor

2. politician (person) a person active in party politics


Synonymspol, political leader, politico


Broader (hypernym)leader


Narrower (hyponym)boss, campaigner, candidate, Communist, demagog, demagogue, Democrat, Federalist, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, hack, Labourite, machine politician, Mugwump, national leader, nominee, noncandidate, party boss, party liner, party man, political boss, political hack, Potemkin, Potyokin, rabble-rouser, Republican, sachem, socialist, solon, standard-bearer, statesman, technocrat, ward-heeler, Whig


Instance hyponym1st Baron Beaverbrook, Aaron Burr, Alben Barkley, Alben William Barkley, Andre Maginot, Astor, Barkley, Beaverbrook, Boy Orator of the Platte, Bradley, Bryan, Burr, Charles Joseph Clark, Chase, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Crockett, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Daniel Webster, David Crockett, Davy Crockett, DeWitt Clinton, Douglas, Glenda Jackson, Great Commoner, Henry Clay, Houston, Jackson, Jackson, Jeannette Rankin, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson, Joe Clark, Joseph McCarthy, Joseph Raymond McCarthy, Little Giant, Maginot, McCarthy, Moynihan, Mullah Mohammed Omar, Mullah Omar, Nancy Witcher Astor, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Peel, Rankin, Robert Peel, Ross, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston, Seward, Sir Robert Peel, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, the Great Compromiser, Thomas Bradley, Tom Bradley, Viscountess Astor, Webster, William Henry Seward, William Jennings Bryan, William Maxwell Aitken

3. politician (person) a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways


Broader (hypernym)plotter, schemer









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