Dorothy Dixer

/ (ˌdɒrəθɪ ˈdɪksə) /

noun

Australian informal a parliamentary question asked by a member of the government so that the minister may give a prepared answer

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Word Origin for Dorothy Dixer

from pen name Dorothy Dix of US journalist Elizabeth Meriwether (1870–1951), who wrote a column replying to correspondents' problems

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