empleomania

noun em·ple·o·ma·nia \ˌemplēōˈmānēə, emˌplēəˈ-\

Definition of empleomania

  1. :  a mania for holding public office

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Origin and Etymology of empleomania

Spanish empleomanía, from empleo employment, use, public office (from emplear to employ, use, from Old Spanish, from Old French empleoir, emploiier) + -manía (from New Latin -mania)


First Known Use: 1845


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