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politico

[puh-lit-i-koh] /pəˈlɪt ɪˌkoʊ/
noun, plural politicos.
1.
a politician.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Italian or Spanish
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British Dictionary definitions for politicos

politico

/pəˈlɪtɪˌkəʊ/
noun (pl) -cos
1.
an informal word for a politician (sense 1), politician (sense 3)
Word Origin
C17: from Italian or Spanish
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Word Origin and History for politicos

politico

n.

"politician, political agent," usually in a derogatory sense, 1620s, from Italian or Spanish politico, noun use of adjective meaning "political," from Latin politicus (see politic (adj.)).

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Slang definitions & phrases for politicos

politico

noun

A politician, esp a spectacular or unscrupulous one: the heavy-duty Bay State politicoes

[1630+; fr Spanish or Italian]


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