electioneer

[ ih-lek-shuh-neer ]
/ ɪˌlɛk ʃəˈnɪər /

verb (used without object)

to work for the success of a particular candidate, party, ticket, etc., in an election.

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Origin of electioneer

First recorded in 1780–90; election + -eer

OTHER WORDS FROM electioneer

e·lec·tion·eer·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for electioneering

electioneer
/ (ɪˌlɛkʃəˈnɪə) /

verb (intr)

to be active in a political election or campaign

noun

a person who engages in this activity

Derived forms of electioneer

electioneering, noun, adjective
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