follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

pol

[pol] /pɒl/
noun, Informal.
1.
a politician, especially one experienced in making political deals, exchanging political favors, etc.
Origin of pol
1940-1945
1940-45; by shortening

POL

1.
petroleum, oil, and lubricants.

Pol.

1.
2.
Also, Pol . Polish.

pol.

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for pol
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • You oughtnt to do it, pol, you know, Barry gently remonstrated.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • It was his failure as a pol 39itician which in truth drove Cicero to the career of literature.

    The Life of Cicero Anthony Trollope
  • Dont harp on that, pol, but try to help me out in this Barry business.

    The Luminous Face Carolyn Wells
  • And from afar pol Bihan added: "Don't listen to the old woman; go!"

  • But when Tillie Bocock did catch sight of her, pol turned off from the footpath and hurried away.

    Blue Ridge Country Jean Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for pol

POL

abbreviation
1.
petroleum, oil, and lubricants

Pol.

abbreviation
1.
Poland
2.
Polish
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for pol
n.

1942, American English colloquial shortening of politician.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for pol

pol

noun

A politician: only another pol on the take (1942+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for pol

pol

politician

POL

1.
petroleum, oil, and lubricants
2.
physician office laboratories

pol.

1.
polite
2.
political
3.
politics

Pol.

1.
Poland
2.
Polish
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for pol

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for pol

5
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for pol