Definition of politique in US English:

politique

noun

  • 1A politician, especially a pragmatic or unprincipled one.

  • 2A member of a moderate Catholic group, founded in France after the St Bartholomew's Day Massacre, which regarded peace and national unity as more important than the religious war between Ultramontane Catholics and Huguenots. historical.

  • 3A political concept or doctrine; an expression of political ideas.

Origin

Late 16th century. From Middle French, French politique politician, political concept or doctrine.

Pronunciation

politique

/ˌpɒlɪˈtiːk/