politico

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noun po·lit·i·co \pə-ˈli-ti-ˌkō\

Definition of politico

plural

politicos

also

politicoes

Examples of politico in a sentence

  1. a politico who will do anything to win an election

Origin and Etymology of politico

Italian politico or Spanish político, ultimately from Latin politicus political


First Known Use: 1630


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