- to engage in politicking.
- to influence, accomplish, or promote by politicking: Somehow he politicked the bill through both houses of Congress.
Origin of politick
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Examples from the Web for politick
Benedict may well want to cut short the time available for the cardinals to politick, posture, and pontificate, as it were.With Pope Benedict XVI’s Retirement, Conclave Rules Prove Unclear
February 12, 2013
I think they agree with me in thinking that if the restraint was ever a politick one the time is passed.Private Papers of William Wilberforce
"Sweet indiscretion," began Vernon, who having been politick enough to conceal his true name, could afford to be generous.The Passionate Elopement
His reputation of "grave, wise, and politick" seems to have been fairly earned.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter
He had an excellent Genius for Business, was crafty, politick, nor could any Man apply himself closer to it than he did.The Revolutions of Portugal
Abbot De Vertot
King Charles the first, created sir Henry Roswell and others, a body corporate and politick.Novanglus, and Massachusettensis