a political action group formed mainly of Protestant fundamentalists to further strict conservative aims, as strong antiabortion laws, the restoration of school prayer, the teaching of creationism in public schools, and the curbing of books and television programs considered antireligious or immoral.
Related formsMo·ral Ma·jor·i·tar·i·an, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for moral majority
a presumed majority of people believed to be in favour of a stricter code of public morals
Word Origin for moral majority
C20: after Moral Majority, a right-wing US religious organization, based on silent majority
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