floor leader


Definition of floor leader

: a member of a legislative body chosen by a party to have charge of its organization and strategy on the floor

Examples of floor leader in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So in the absence of their floor leader, the Miami Heat reverted to their defensive roots and opted for gritty instead of pretty, in moving to a 110-86 victory Sunday night over the Hawks at State Farm Arena. Ira Winderman, Sun Sentinel, 24 Apr. 2022 South Dakota State has good depth, a superb floor leader in Baylor Scheierman and a reliable inside scorer in Douglas Wilson. Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY, 17 Mar. 2022 Armando Bacot is one of the best big men in the country, freshman Caleb Love is a dynamic scorer and R.J. Davis a steady floor leader who also can score in bunches. John Marshall, ajc, 28 Mar. 2022 Back in November and December, Stanford was learning how to operate without its floor leader, Williams. Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Mar. 2022 That is part of a right-wing strategy, said Democratic state Sen. John Rizzo, minority floor leader. Lauren Weber, CNN, 8 Feb. 2022 Smart has made a more concerted effort this season at being a floor leader instead of an indiscriminate chucker of 3-pointers. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Jan. 2022 Junior guard Olivia Baxa should be one of the Southland’s top perimeter shooters, while junior guard Sade Rodriguez is a steady floor leader. Tony Baranek, chicagotribune.com, 11 Nov. 2021 Korba, a 5-foot-9 senior setter, might be the best floor leader Lill has had. Matt Le Cren, chicagotribune.com, 20 Sep. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of floor leader

1899, in the meaning defined above

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13 May 2022

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“Floor leader.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floor%20leader. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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