Definition of Crossbencher

1. Noun. A member of the House of Commons who does not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition.


Definition of Crossbencher

1. Noun. A member of the British parliament, or a similar assembly, who does not vote regularly with either the government or the main opposition party. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crossbencher

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crossbencher (current term)
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Literary usage of Crossbencher

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1. Political Satire in English Poetry by Charles William Previté-Orton (1910)
"... while perhaps the most famous lines of all are those which describe the crossbencher and the impartial historian. "Much may be said on both sides. ..."

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