minor party


noun

a political party with so little electoral strength that its chance of gaining control of the government is slight.

Nearby words

  1. minor key,
  2. minor league,
  3. minor mode,
  4. minor order,
  5. minor orders,
  6. minor penalty,
  7. minor piece,
  8. minor planet,
  9. minor premise,
  10. minor prophet

Origin of minor party

First recorded in 1650–60

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