play politics

Definition of play politics

disapproving

  1. :  to say or do things for political reasons instead of doing what is right or what is best for other people She's been accused of playing politics with the investigation.

Word by Word Definitions

playplay
  1. :  swordplay

    :  game, sport

    :  the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. :  to engage in sport or recreation :  frolic

    :  to have sexual relations

    :  to move aimlessly about :  trifle

politicsplay
  1. :  the art or science of government

    :  the art or science concerned with guiding or influencing governmental policy

    :  the art or science concerned with winning and holding control over a government


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