Definition of Electioneer

1. Verb. Work actively for a political candidate or a party. "My neighbors are busy electioneering during the Presidential election campaign"

Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Electioneering, Electioneering

Definition of Electioneer

1. v. i. To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the election of a candidate.

Definition of Electioneer

1. Verb. To campaign for an elective office, on one's own behalf, or on behalf of another, particularly by direct contact. ¹

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Definition of Electioneer

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Electioneer

elected official
election commission
election day
election district
election fraud
election of remedies
election threshold
electioneer (current term)
elections of remedies
elective abortion
elective culture
elective mutism
elective share
elective shares
elective surgery

Literary usage of Electioneer

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

1. The Trotting and the Pacing Horse in America by Hamilton Busbey (1904)
"CHAPTER XVII THE FAMILY OF electioneer UNDER the head of the two-year-old colts there appeared in the first catalogue of Stony Ford stud (1870), ..."

2. American Horses and Horse Breeding: A Complete History of the Horse from the by John Dimon (1895)
"electioneer the greatest trotting sire of the world — Superior to his sire — A natural ... In color and general conformation electioneer resembles his sire, ..."

3. The Horse of America in His Derivation, History and Development by John Hankins Wallace (1897)
"... description of electioneer—His family—Alexander's Abdallah and his two greatest sons, Almont and Belmont—Dictator— Harold—Happy Medium and his dam—Jay ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Agency in Contract and Tort: Including Special by George Louis Reinhard (1902)
"Contracts to procure office—To electioneer—To appoint to office.—All contracts having in view the procurement of office in the public service by methods ..."

5. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"To electioneer; evidently a corruption of ... to electioneer for a seat in parliament. This term is very common in the State of Rhode ..."

6. Divers Views, Opinions, and Prophecies by David Ross Locke (1866)
"So mote it be. PETROLEUM V. NASBY. Paster uv sed Church, in charge. XXX. VISITS CAMP DENNISON TO electioneer FOR VALLANDIGHAM. CHURCH uv ST. ..."

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