Definition of politicide in English:

politicide

noun

  • 1The killing or extermination of a particular group because of its political or ideological beliefs; an instance of this.

  • 2A course of action which is irreparably damaging to one's political career.

Origin

1960s. Blend of political and -icide. In sense 1 after genocide.

Pronunciation

politicide

/pəˈlɪtɪsʌɪd/