Definition of jefe politico in US English:

jefe politico

(also gefe politico, jefe político)

noun

historical
  • Chiefly in Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: a political leader; especially a local prefect, boss, or cacique.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From Spanish jefe político civil governor, (in Argentina) chief of police from jefe + político political.

Pronunciation

jefe politico

/ˈhɛfeɪ pəˈlɪtɪkəʊ/