Definition of Gingrich, Newt in US English:

Gingrich, Newt

proper noun

  • (born 1943) US politician; full name Newton Leroy Gingrich. A representative to Congress from Georgia 1979–99, he served as Speaker of the House from 1995 until his resignation in 1998. A conservative, he was noted for his “Contract with America,” which outlined Republican goals for the first 100 days of the Congress of 1995.


Gingrich, Newt