Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Adjective: politic  pó-li-tik
  1. Marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness
    "it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels"; "a politic decision"; "a politic manager"; "a politic old scoundrel"; "a shrewd and politic reply"
  2. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
    "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage";
    - smooth, suave, bland

Sounds like: police, peolitic, po

See also: diplomatic, diplomatical, expedient, sagacious

Antonym: impolitic

Encyclopedia: Politic