Definition of minority leader in English:

minority leader

Syllabification: mi·nor·i·ty lead·er

noun

The head of the minority party in a legislative body, especially the US Senate or House of Representatives.
More example sentences
  • The Democratic minority leader was the first party head to lose Senate re-election in more than 50 years.
  • Two-thirds of Allied's candidates won, the Republicans controlled the Assembly for the first time in 25 years, and Hurtt became the state Senate minority leader.
  • Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California, making history, speaking this week after fellow Democrats elected her the House minority leader.

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