Definition of frontbencher in English:

frontbencher

noun

  • See front bench

    • ‘These are the government frontbenchers, government backbenchers, opposition frontbenchers, and opposition backbenchers.’
    • ‘It is being run by advertising agents, frontbenchers and lobby correspondents.’
    • ‘He and other frontbenchers introduced private members bills to stop the so-called party of the people from selling off the people's land around Sydney.’
    • ‘He told the frontbencher to shut up (in Parliamentary language), adding: ‘There are others who wish to ask questions.’’
    • ‘On top of this, she is one of only a small handful of MPs to be both a frontbencher and a select committee member.’

Pronunciation

frontbencher

/frʌntˈbɛntʃə/