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- n. A petty politician.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A petty politician; a pretender in politics.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A petty politician; a pretender to political knowledge or influence.
These were so continuously misleading and disingenuous that the lawyer politicaster who played such a rôle at Paris seemed despicable to the soldiery, and "rogue of a lawyer" was almost synonymous to the military mind with place-holder and civil ruler.
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