- a member of a governmental cabinet, as in Great Britain.
Origin of cabinet minister
First recorded in 1800–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for cabinet minister
The reply of the Mexican cabinet-minister is pitiful to read.
No, we shall never see another governor-general in the family, nor yet a cabinet-minister.The Twilight of the Souls
Or did the fact that he was recently a cabinet-minister induce him to hide behind a mask?
It is worth while, I should think, to make a journey to Paris to receive the appointment of cabinet-minister.Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia