- a politician, especially one experienced in making political deals, exchanging political favors, etc.
Origin of pol
- petroleum, oil, and lubricants.
Examples from the Web for pol
Contemporary Examples of pol
A vicious Twitter smear campaign against the Harry Potter author may have been the work of secret agents, says one British pol.Did MI5 Spies Troll J.K. Rowling Over Scottish Independence?
June 28, 2014
And people once thought Chris Christie was a New Jersey pol with an attitude problem.New Jersey Democrat’s Epic Freakout
May 15, 2014
In a bold move, Kentucky pol Elisabeth Jensen has vocalized her support of the Affordable Health Care Act in her bid for Congress.Meet the Kentucky Dem Running On, Not From, Obamacare
April 22, 2014
But win or lose, Bellows probably does have a future ahead of her—as the first pol to properly give voice to a rising generation.Pro-Pot, Pro-Gay, Anti-NSA… and Running for Senate
April 4, 2014
The North Carolina pol told undercover agents that he needed the money to help develop a feminine hygiene product called "Hers."The Big Dreams of Corrupt Politicians
March 27, 2014
Historical Examples of pol
Pol y phe' mus, or Polyphemos or Cyclops—the son of Poseidon.
My Pol— Mary is as dear and good a girl as ever stepped, and as dutiful.A Life's Eclipse
George Manville Fenn
The day will come when I can provide you with Pol Roge and diamonds.Turn About Eleanor
Ethel M. Kelley
A bottle of Pol Roger to his own cheek had given him a new contempt for James.The Forsyte Saga, Complete
It was his failure as a pol 39itician which in truth drove Cicero to the career of literature.The Life of Cicero
- petroleum, oil, and lubricants
1942, American English colloquial shortening of politician.