the silent majority

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the silent majority

: the largest part of a country's population that consists of people who are not actively involved in politics and do not express their political opinions publicly

Word by Word Definitions

silent play
  1. : making no utterance : mute, speechless

  2. : indisposed to speak : not loquacious

  3. : free from sound or noise : still

  1. : a motion picture made without spoken dialogue

majority play
  1. : the quality or state of being greater

  2. : the age at which full civil rights are accorded

  3. : the status of one who has attained this age


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