minority leader

noun

Definition of minority leader

  1. :  the leader of the minority party in a legislative body

1909

First Known Use of minority leader

1909


MINORITY LEADER Defined for English Language Learners

minority leader

noun

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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