politico

[puh-lit-i-koh]
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noun, plural po·lit·i·cos.

a politician.

Nearby words

  1. politician,
  2. politicization,
  3. politicize,
  4. politick,
  5. politicking,
  6. politico-,
  7. politics,
  8. politics makes strange bedfellows,
  9. polity,
  10. politzer bag

Origin of politico

1620–30; < Italian or Spanish

politico-

a combining form representing political in compound words: politico-religious.
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British Dictionary definitions for politico

politico

noun plural -cos

Word Origin for politico

C17: from Italian or Spanish

politico-

combining form

denoting political or politicspoliticoeconomic
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Word Origin and History for politico
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