campaigner campaigner  /kæm ˈpeɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a politician who is running for public office

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Diana: Life of a Princess From a shy bride to a passionate campaigner, the Princess of Wales didn't just transform herself -- she changed a country.
  2. And as a campaigner, she was absolutely awful.
  3. In the past six months, Clinton has transformed herself into a far more dynamic campaigner than Mondale ever was.

News

  1. Arnie defends his Hummer fleet as eco-friendly

    US actor and campaigner Arnold Schwarzenegger said people should be free to drive big cars and enjoy all-day jacuzzis without feeling guilty about environmental consequences on his first visit on Monday to the European Commission in Brussels.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Creepy pickup artist rakes in Kickstarter cash

    Kickstarter campaigner Ken Hoinsky offers tips for overcoming women's "resistance"        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. Gordon Brown said last night: "She will be remembered not only as a great campaigner but also as a great entrepreneur." "As one of this country's most successful businesswomen she was an inspiration to women throughout the country striving to...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: Times Online

  2. "I want her campaigning as much as she can," Obama told reporters Wednesday. "She was a terrific campaigner. She, I think, inspired millions of people, and so she can be an extraordinarily effective surrogate for me and the values and ideals...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Newsweek

  3. ...speaking to Edwards, said she had heard he once said he felt uncomfortable around gay people - an assertion contained in longtime political strategist Bob Shrum's book "No Excuses: Concessions of a Serial Campaigner."
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Melissa Etheridge Source: International Herald Tribune

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