- a person who seeks appointment or election to some government position.
Origin of office seeker
Related Words for office seekeraspirant, contender, appointee, contestant, applicant, lawmaker, senator, leader, legislator, officeholder, competitor, nominee, successor, bidder, runner, seeker, hopeful, entrant, partisan, boss
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Historical Examples of office seeker
In none of his letters do we find the real tone of the office-seeker.The Tribune of Nova Scotia
W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
I'll haunt the alderman like an office-seeker, till some of them lets you in.Fashion and Famine
Ann S. Stephens
Every Negro of consequence in the South was not a politician or an office-seeker.
If that means that he was an office-seeker, the charge is false.Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler
I am neither a petitioner nor an office-seeker nor a sycophant.His Excellency the Minister