wedge issue

noun

Definition of wedge issue

  1. :  a political issue that divides a candidate's supporters or the members of a party

1982

First Known Use of wedge issue

1982


WEDGE ISSUE Defined for English Language Learners

wedge issue

noun

Definition of wedge issue for English Language Learners

  • : an issue about which a politician's supporters or the members of a political party disagree

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