ward heeler(redirected from ward heelers)
A worker for the ward organization of a political machine.
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) politics derogatory US a party worker who canvasses votes and performs chores for a political boss. Also called: heeler
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a minor politician who canvasses voters and does other chores for a political machine or party boss.
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A person who works for a political party within a particular ward.
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n (US Pol sl) → Handlanger(in) m(f) (inf)
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