cross-bench

noun

(usually plural) British a seat in Parliament occupied by a neutral or independent member

Nearby words

  1. cross-,
  2. cross-action,
  3. cross-addicted,
  4. cross-bearer,
  5. cross-bedded,
  6. cross-border,
  7. cross-breed,
  8. cross-breeding,
  9. cross-buttock,
  10. cross-check

Derived Formscross-bencher, noun

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