minority leader

noun
Updated on: 9 Mar 2018

Definition of minority leader

: the leader of the minority party in a legislative body

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1909

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Definition of minority leader for English Language Learners

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


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