nounchiefly • informal
- A person who is interested in social and political issues, especially one who actively participates in politics: he was a widely experienced and articulate political animalMore example sentences
- He is a political animal first, vice president later.
- She has always been that most unusual of political animals - the politician who not only wants power but knows exactly what they want to do with it.
- I have always said that political parties needed political animals in their representation.