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See definition of political football on Dictionary.com
  • as incause célèbre
  • as incause celebre

synonyms for political football

  • bone of contention
  • celebrated case
  • controversy
  • debate
  • grist for the gossip mill
  • hot potato
  • moot point
  • scandal
  • war of words
  • hot potato
  • talk of the town
  • uproar
  • affair
  • controversial case
  • controversial issue
  • controversy
  • debate
  • fuss
  • grist for the gossip mill
  • matter of the moment
  • rumor
  • scandal
  • topic of the day
  • war of words
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How to use political football in a sentence

For several months he remained under a political cloud, charged with incompetency to quell the Philippine Rebellion.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
To give him a party name, he became an anti-clerical, strictly in a political and lawful sense.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
She is immensely rich, one of the ablest political women in London, and Jack is desperately in love with her.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Proof was given to him, of Elizabeth having admitted Ripperda to private political discussions in the Altheim apartments.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
The foster-child remained behind to share the hut of the political exile.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
And an educational movement is more tenacious than any other sort of social or political movement whatever.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
All were of small size, and in good part devoted to spirited political discussion.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Though by birth duke of St. Cloud, he preferred the ecclesiastical state to political distinction.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I never trouble my head about details; it is enough, the man is a political refugee, and his object concealment.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As a brilliant conversationalist and well-versed political economist he has few rivals in his country.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POLITICAL FOOTBALL

  • affair
  • controversial case
  • controversial issue
  • controversy
  • debate
  • fuss
  • grist for the gossip mill
  • hot potato
  • matter of the moment
  • political football
  • rumor
  • scandal
  • talk of the town
  • topic of the day
  • uproar
  • war of words
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.