Etymology: an Australianism where polly is derived from the term politician which is joined with the work speak. It is generally accepted as a derogatory term to describe political spin.
- (Aussie Slang) A politician who Spins a political argument to win voter opinion.
- (Aussie Slang) A politician who uses broad terms to describe an event, decision or action in an effort to avoid being committed to or held responsible for a given argument.
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