- —politically, adv./peuh lit"i keuhl/, adj.1. of, pertaining to, or concerned with politics: political writers.2. of, pertaining to, or connected with a political party: a political campaign.3. exercising or seeking power in the governmental or public affairs of a state, municipality, etc.: a political machine; a political boss.4. of, pertaining to, or involving the state or its government: a political offense.5. having a definite policy or system of government: a political community.6. of or pertaining to citizens: political rights.
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