politick

[ pol-i-tik ]
/ ˈpɒl ɪ tɪk /

verb (used without object)

to engage in politicking.

verb (used with object)

to influence, accomplish, or promote by politicking: Somehow he politicked the bill through both houses of Congress.

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Origin of politick

1915–20; earlier politic, verbal derivative of politic; later as back formation from politicking

OTHER WORDS FROM politick

out·pol·i·tick, verb (used with object)

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH politick

politicize, politick
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