the party member who directs the activities of the minority party on the floor of a legislative body, as of the U.S. Congress.
The leader of the political party that holds a minority of seats in either house of Congress or of a state legislature. Selected by their own party caucuses, minority leaders act as chief spokespersons and strategists for their parties.
- Minority report
noun a separate, often secret, summary presented by members of a group that disagrees with the majority
noun, Music. 1. a key or mode based on a minor scale. 2. a less jubilant or more restrained mood, atmosphere, or quality: The conversation shifted to a minor key with news of the defeat. noun 1. (music) a key based on notes taken from a corresponding minor scale
[mahy-ner-leeg] /ˈmaɪ nərˈlig/ adjective 1. of or relating to a minor league. 2. of little import or consequence: a painter with a minor-league talent. noun 1. any association of professional sports teams other than the major leagues, especially when the member teams are associated with or controlled by major-league teams, which use them as training […]
noun, Music. 1. a scale or key in which the third degree is a minor third above the tonic. noun 1. (music) any arrangement of notes present in or characteristic of a minor scale or key