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floor leader

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n floor leader the legislator who organizes his party's strategy
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Usage

In literature:

First the leader dropped lightly upon the soft carpet of the grassy floor, and then, one by one, nearly a hundred anthropoids followed him.
"The Return of Tarzan" by Edgar Rice Burroughs
The leader went on, upright, walking as easily as on a level floor.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
One of the Republican floor leaders in the House in those days was Congressman Grosvenor from Ohio.
"Theodore Roosevelt and His Times" by Harold Howland
One opponent with whom we had a rather lively tilt was a Republican Congressman from Ohio, Mr. Grosvenor, one of the floor leaders.
"Theodore Roosevelt" by Theodore Roosevelt
Mr. Paret, I want you to shake hands with Mr. Donovan, the floor leader of the 'opposition,' sir.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
They did it in style, and naturally had no cheer-leader; time was kept by beating on the floor of the bridge with tools.
"The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga" by Cornelis De Witt Willcox
For nearly a week had Orpheus, the leader of the heavenly orchestra, played to a deserted floor.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
For years he had been accustomed to meet on the floor of the Capitol the leaders of the old Whig and Free-soil parties.
"The Every-day Life of Abraham Lincoln" by Francis Fisher Browne
I approached the one who seemed to be the leader and, putting on the most woeful expression I could muster, I looked at the floor.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
The House floor leader, Representative Kitchin of North Carolina, was one of their number.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VI (of VIII)" by Various
Democratic floor leader Claude Kitchin (N. C.) announced that it would come to a vote on the 17th.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
At this hearing the women leaders of the "antis" and the liquor men occupied seats together on the floor of the Senate.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Brand sprang to help him, but a touch of the mysterious discharge from the leader's tube sent him writhing to the floor.
"The Red Hell of Jupiter" by Paul Ernst
Seated on the floor were the leader and his mate and several smaller reptiles that evidently were the children.
"Skin Game" by Charles E. Fritch
A decent leader would have wiped the floor with O'Malley and then grounded him for the rest of the war.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
The band was silent while its leader peered down upon the floor waiting his signal.
"The Main Chance" by Meredith Nicholson
He found the office on the first floor crowded with all the leaders and hangers-on of the football organization.
"Rough-Hewn" by Dorothy Canfield
Two yells of pain followed the sharp cracks of the weapon, and the leaders of the rush sank to the floor.
"The Gray Phantom" by Herman Landon
For this purpose their leader and strongest men took the floor.
"The Life of John Marshall (Volume 1 of 4)" by Albert J. Beveridge
Finding the floor of the cavern smooth, the Cub leader moved along, slowly at first and then a little faster.
"Dan Carter and the Great Carved Face" by Mildred A. Wirt
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In news:

Scott Van Duzer, the man who lifted the president off the floor for a hug, talks about pizza, politics, how it feels to hold the leader of the free world in his arms—and the reaction to it, including nasty, partisan comments.
Nathan Deal has selected state Rep Christian Coomer as a House floor leader responsible for shepherding Deal's legislative agenda through the General Assembly.
The difference between a good team and a bad one often depends on the floor leader being on the same page as the coach.
Sophomore point guard growing into role as floor leader in Groce 's up-tempo system.
The dance floor was packed as Funk Seminary played at Jesus Prom hosted at Southland Christian Church on November 9, 2012 in Nicholasville, Ky. Photo by Mark Mahan HERALD-LEADER Buy Photo.
Some institutions, like the Brooklyn Museum, considered a leader in innovative uses of digital media, have taken social media to the next level, inviting people to help decide how to set up the floor and what to put on the walls.
Deal appoints new Georgia Senate floor leaders.
Charlie Bethel of Dalton is one of two new floor leaders in the Georgia Senate.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) drove that point home during a speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday.
Deal appoints new Georgia Senate floor leaders .
Controversy over the proposed Voter ID bill continued briefly on the House floor today when Democrats tried to give GOP leaders specific instructions for reconciling differences with the Senate.
Conservative House Republicans on Thursday said they support the 2013 budget resolution, leaving GOP leaders increasingly confident they will be able to pass the measure on the floor next week.
On a sunny afternoon in Pittsburgh several weeks ago, a few dozen civic leaders from declining industrial cities met on the 31st floor of a downtown skyscraper.
I wish to share an experience I had in the closing weeks of the 2007 N D. Legislative session, when I was the Minority Floor Leader of the House.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's (D-Nev.) effort to end the floor debate on financial reform and move to a full vote on the bill just failed.
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