American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A group of pundits who wield great political influence.
- n. A group of political pundits who are thought to have too much influence.
- pundit + -cracy (Wiktionary)
“Opposing the punditocracy is like being right about Iraq all along -- someone, the ante for being taken seriously is that you had to have been wrong at the start.”
“Yes, the punditocracy is bad, but pointing out its failure is hardly going to change it.”
“I read that Quayle's-enormous-appeal-to-younger-voters line from Clancy and just bowed my head a defeated man resigned to the fact that our venerated local punditocracy is free to create whatever stupid unreality it wishes in perpetuity.”
“Someone call the punditocracy, and tell them Obama is closing the deal.”
“The punditocracy is correct, in order to win elections, you need to tell voters what you plan to do when elected.”
“The punditocracy is contemplating whether or not she will be able to bag the competition for good.”
“We all know that the Republican leadership and punditocracy is composed of a bunch of hypocrites.”
“The punditocracy is in full tizz mode over Howard Dean.”
“Ever since Woodrow Wilson begat Walter Lippmann, the punditocracy has been a cacophony of competing voices.”
“Yet government officials and most of the so-called punditocracy declare rather impatiently that the economy is just fine and only the misguided masses don't think so.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘punditocracy’.
Words and collocations associated with political scandal
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
A handful of -ocracies.
Hungary in the English-speaking press 2010-2013. Topical words and expressions.
collectivised pri..., controversial pac..., exclusion of unma..., forced labor, forced path of li..., former governor o..., frustrations born..., gay-hater, generous governme..., genuine economic ..., go public with Je..., golden generation and 493 more...
Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
words not found in other
dictionaries,these are from Macquarie
Dictionary and not playable in
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
Looking for tweets for punditocracy.