Tammany

adjective
Tam·​ma·​ny | \ ˈta-mə-nē How to pronounce Tammany (audio) \

Definition of Tammany

: of, relating to, or constituting a group or organization exercising or seeking municipal political control by methods often associated with corruption and bossism

Other Words from Tammany

Tammanyism \ ˈta-​mə-​nē-​ˌi-​zəm How to pronounce Tammanyism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Tammany

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Tammany

Tammany Hall, headquarters of the Tammany Society, political organization in New York City

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The first known use of Tammany was in 1872

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“Tammany.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tammany. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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