Definition of moral majority in English:

moral majority

Line breaks: moral ma¦jor|ity

noun

[treated as plural]
  • The majority of people, regarded as favouring firm moral standards: smokers are often made to feel like social outcasts by the moral majority
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    • They have no moral majority to make this stance, and I say that it is an affront to our Westminster democratic system.
    • We have to be very careful of minorities that present themselves as the moral majority when they are not.
    • It is unfortunate that we have not been able to secure a UN resolution or even a moral majority.

Origin

1970s: originally as Moral Majority, the name of a right-wing movement in the US.

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