Definition of parliament man in English:

parliament man


  • 1A Member of Parliament, especially one well versed in parliamentary procedure and experienced in debate; a parliamentarian.

  • 2A person on the side of Parliament during the English Civil War.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Ridley (c1502–1555), bishop of London and protestant martyr. From parliament + man.


parliament man

/ˈpɑːlɪm(ə)nt ˌman/