Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun politician

3 senses of politician

Sense 1
politician -- (a leader engaged in civil administration)
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Sense 2
politician, politico, pol, political leader -- (a person active in party politics)
       => leader -- (a person who rules or guides or inspires others)

Sense 3
politician -- (a schemer who tries to gain advantage in an organization in sly or underhanded ways)
       => schemer, plotter -- (a planner who draws up a personal scheme of action)

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