politico

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See also: político and politico-

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian politico, Spanish político.

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Noun[edit]

politico (plural politicos or politicoes)

  1. (colloquial, often derogatory) A politician.
    • 2004 July 13, Suzy Menkes, “Cohabitating in luxury”, in International Herald Tribune[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      The French have a word for it: cohabitation. It can mean politicos of different persuasions tolerating each other, or loving couples moving in together.
    • 2011 July 30, “Connubial bliss in America”, in The Economist[2]:
      And when the National Journal polled political ‘insiders’ this month, it found a majority of Democratic politicos, lobbyists and strategists in favour of making gay marriage legal.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin polīticus, from Ancient Greek πολιτικός (politikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poˈli.ti.ko/
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  • Rhymes: -itiko
  • Hyphenation: po‧lì‧ti‧co

Adjective[edit]

politico (feminine politica, masculine plural politici, feminine plural politiche)

  1. political
    Antonym: apolitico

Noun[edit]

politico m (plural politici, feminine politica)

  1. politician
    Synonyms: uomo politico, donna politica

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

polīticō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of polīticus