intransitive verbpol·i·ticked, pol·i·tick·ing, pol·i·ticks
Origin of politickBack-formation from politicking engaging in partisan political activity from politic
(comparative more politick, superlative most politick)
- Obsolete form of politic.
(third-person singular simple present politicks, present participle politicking, simple past and past participle politicked)
Back-formation from politicking.