- a politician.
Origin of politico
- a combining form representing political in compound words: politico-religious.
Examples from the Web for politico
Politico has reported that some Republican donors see Scalise as damaged goods.The Price of Steve Scalise’s Silence
January 7, 2015
Last week, a Politico reporter phoned me to ascertain my thoughts on the new war.Obama’s Iraq Is Not Bush’s Iraq
September 24, 2014
In her memoir, the Texas politico reveals she had two abortions for medical reasons.Wendy Davis and the 'Good Abortion' Myth
September 10, 2014
Politico reported over the weekend that Sharpton is the de facto liaison for the White House regarding the shooting in Ferguson.There's No Such Thing as 'Black America'
August 27, 2014
He quoted from a Politico article noting that Democrats are talking impeachment up while Republicans are denying it.The GOP’s Audacious Impeachment Spin Job
July 30, 2014
- denoting political or politicspoliticoeconomic
Word Origin and History for politico
"politician, political agent," usually in a derogatory sense, 1620s, from Italian or Spanish politico, noun use of adjective meaning "political," from Latin politicus (see politic (adj.)).
word-forming element meaning "political and," from Latinized comb. form of Greek politikos (see political).