Meaning of politico in English:


Pronunciation /pəˈlɪtɪkəʊ/

Translate politico into Spanish

nounplural noun politicos

informal, mainly derogatory
  • A politician or person with strong political views.

    • ‘an opponent of trendy left politicos’
    • ‘Maybe the politicos in the White House should have thought of that before they switched off their brains and switched on the slime machine back in July.’
    • ‘The pro-US political consensus here that's so prevalent it's almost invisible - it's just the default for career minded politicos.’
    • ‘The site's pro/con section is also good, with commentary and debate between two politicos on a specific issue.’
    • ‘Yet here he is, waffling like politicos the world over.’
    • ‘First, blog ads are a good way to alert politicos outside your district to the national importance of your race.’
    • ‘Our mayoralty, in contrast, in seen as a retirement home for amusing, quirky politicos who couldn't quite hack it in the Commons.’
    • ‘More messages are flowing to politicos from fewer people thanks to grassroots organizers.’
    • ‘These politicos may specialize in polling, campaign advertising, or campaign management.’
    • ‘When a politico passed through San Francisco, he would wait outside the radio station where they were being interviewed to collect autographs.’
    • ‘Pennsylvania's GOP politicos have taken the art of line-drawing to a whole new level’
    • ‘Cultural elites have been replaced by officeholders and politicos, ambitious men who are part of the village bourgeoisie.’
    • ‘Voters should send a clear message with their ballots in the December elections to all the politicos and political parties: enough is enough.’
    • ‘Why do Scottish politicos think ‘public ownership’ a blessing?’
    • ‘I haven't seen the Republican politicos try to do anything about the erosion of the First Amendment.’
    • ‘A good bit of this is probably just wishful thinking on the part of Democratic politicos in Washington.’
    • ‘A hardcore politico cannot use those words, even though a hardcore politico is likely to hear that song and mistakenly believe it expresses what he believes.’
    • ‘The politico blog is ostensibly written by the politico himself, or is at least about the politico's daily activities.’
    • ‘Has anyone ever calculated the follow-through rate when prominent politicos call for a Constitutional amendment?’


Spanish and Italian, ‘politic’ or ‘political person’.