floor leader


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floor leader

n.
The member of a legislature chosen by fellow party members to be in charge of the party's activities on the floor.

floor leader

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government US a member of a legislative body who organizes his or her party's activities

floor′ lead`er


n.
the leader of the majority or minority party in a legislature, as in the U.S. Congress, responsible for shaping the party's strategy and directing its activities on the floor.
[1895–1900; Amer.]
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Noun1.floor leader - the legislator who organizes his party's strategy
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
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