Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

president pro tempore

or president pro tem

noun, U.S. Government.
1.
a senator, usually a senior member of the majority party, who is chosen to preside over the Senate in the absence of the vice president.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for president pro tempore
Contemporary Examples
  • Or will he simply ascend to the president pro tempore slot—dignified, venerable, respected but ultimately powerless?

Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for president pro tempore

Word Value for president

12
14
Scrabble Words With Friends