Definition of Political leader

1. Noun. A person active in party politics.

Exact synonyms: Pol, Politician, Politico
Generic synonyms: Leader
Specialized synonyms: Campaigner, Candidate, Nominee, Communist, Demagog, Demagogue, Rabble-rouser, Democrat, Federalist, Labourite, Hack, Machine Politician, Political Hack, Ward-heeler, Mugwump, Noncandidate, Boss, Party Boss, Political Boss, Party Liner, Party Man, Republican, Sachem, Socialist, Standard-bearer, National Leader, Solon, Statesman, Technocrat, Whig, Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin, Grigori Potemkin, Grigori Potyokin, Potemkin, Potyokin
Specialized synonyms: Astor, Nancy Witcher Astor, Viscountess Astor, Alben Barkley, Alben William Barkley, Barkley, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, Beaverbrook, William Maxwell Aitken, Bradley, Thomas Bradley, Tom Bradley, Boy Orator Of The Platte, Bryan, Great Commoner, William Jennings Bryan, Aaron Burr, Burr, Chase, Salmon P. Chase, Salmon Portland Chase, Charles Joseph Clark, Clark, Joe Clark, Clay, Henry Clay, The Great Compromiser, Clinton, Dewitt Clinton, Crockett, David Crockett, Davy Crockett, Douglas, Little Giant, Stephen A. Douglas, Stephen Arnold Douglas, Houston, Sam Houston, Samuel Houston, Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson, Glenda Jackson, Jackson, Andre Maginot, Maginot, Joseph Mccarthy, Joseph Raymond Mccarthy, Mccarthy, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Moynihan, Mullah Mohammed Omar, Mullah Omar, Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel, Jeannette Rankin, Rankin, Nellie Ross, Nellie Tayloe Ross, Ross, Seward, William Henry Seward, Daniel Webster, Webster
Derivative terms: Politics, Politics

Lexicographical Neighbors of Political Leader

political commissar
political conservative
political conservatives
political consumerism
political contribution
political correctitude
political correctness
political correctnesses
political detainee
political dissident
political donation
political economy
political football
political hack
political incorrectness
political leader (current term)
political liberty
political machine
political movement
political opposition
political orientation
political parties
political party
political platform
political price fixing
political prisoner
political prisoners
political program
political relation
political risk

Literary usage of Political leader

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1892)
"... presents of the Reformation, he was political leader of a long straight nose, large eyes, sunk cheeks, affairs of the English statesmen. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1911)
"New Jersey—Politics and government—Cont. Wood row Wilson: political leader. .... political leader ..."

3. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"Became Prominent National political leader in 1876—Member of the Grant Cabinet—He Forced the Struggle that Made Hayes President After an Overwhelming ..."

4. Political Systems in Transition: War-time and After by Charles Ghequiere Fenwick (1920)
"Position of the President as political leader. No mention has been made of the influence of the President over the affairs of the country in his role of ..."

5. Police Administration: A Critical Study of Police Organisations in the by Leonhard Felix Fuld (1909)
"There is a political leader for the whole city and a leader for each political subdivision of the city. The same condition of affairs obtains, ..."

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