politicaster

noun
po·​lit·​i·​cas·​ter | \ pəˈlitəˌkastə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of politicaster

: an unstatesmanlike practitioner of politics : a petty or contemptible politician timorous, trimming politicasters, all for the party without thought of the stateNew York Times

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History and Etymology for politicaster

probably from politic entry 2 + -aster

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“Politicaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/politicaster. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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