Politician

Definition of Politician

Pol`i`ti´cian
n.1.
1.One versed or experienced in the science of government; one devoted to politics; a statesman.
While empiric politicians use deceit.
- Dryden.
2.One primarily devoted to his own advancement in public office, or to the success of a political party; - used in a depreciatory sense; one addicted or attached to politics as managed by parties (see Politics, 2); a schemer; an intriguer; as, a mere politician.
Like a scurvy politician, seem
To see the things thou dost not.
- Shak.
The politician . . . ready to do anything that he apprehends for his advantage.
- South.
a.1.Cunning; using artifice; politic; artful.

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