Major John Roy
Also found in: Idioms.
Ma·jor(mā′jər), John Roy Born 1943.
British banker and politician who served as prime minister (1990-1997). During his administration he advocated privatization, anti-inflationary budget discipline, and negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.