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ward heeler

noun, U.S. Politics.
1.
a minor politician who canvasses voters and does other chores for a political machine or party boss.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for ward heeler

ward heeler

noun
1.
(US, politics, derogatory) a party worker who canvasses votes and performs chores for a political boss Also called heeler
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Slang definitions & phrases for ward heeler

warbler

noun

A woman singer; canary

[1946+; found by 1633 as ''singer'']


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