power broker

noun

Definition of power broker

:a person (as in politics) able to exert strong influence through control of votes or individuals

First Known Use of power broker

1961


POWER BROKER Defined for English Language Learners

power broker

noun

Definition of power broker for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has a lot of influence and control in a particular activity (such as politics)


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