majority leader

noun
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of majority leader

:a leader of the majority party in a legislative body (such as the U.S. Senate)

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First Known Use of majority leader

1909


MAJORITY LEADER Defined for English Language Learners

majority leader

noun

Definition of majority leader for English Language Learners

  • : the leader of the political party that has the most members in the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives


Law Dictionary

majority leader

noun majority lead·er

legal Definition of majority leader

:a leader of the majority party in a legislative body

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