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electioneer

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verb elec·tion·eer \i-ˌlek-shə-ˈnir\

Definition of electioneer

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to take an active part in an election; specifically :  to work for the election of a candidate or party

electioneerer noun


Origin of electioneer

election + -eer (as in privateer, verb)


First Known Use: 1760


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