silent majority

silent majority
Synonyms and related words:
Middle America, bourgeoisie, breakaway group, burgherdom, camp, caucus, division, ethnic group, faction, fourth-rater, interest, interest group, mediocrity, middle class, middle order, middle orders, minority group, no prize, nobody special, nonentity, nothing special, offshoot, party, political party, pressure group, second-rater, sect, side, small beer, small potatoes, splinter, splinter group, suburbia, third-rater, tinhorn, vocal minority, wing

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  • silent majority — silent ma jority n the silent majority the ordinary people in a country, who are not active politically and who do not make their opinions known …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Silent majority — This article is about the political phrase popularized by Richard Nixon. For other uses, see Silent majority (disambiguation). The silent majority is an unspecified large majority of people in a country or group who do not express their opinions… …   Wikipedia

  • silent majority — N SING COLL If you believe that, in society or in a particular group, the opinions of most people are very different from the opinions that are most often heard in public, you can refer to these people as the silent majority. ...arguing that a… …   English dictionary

  • silent majority — {n.}, {informal} The large majority of people who, unlike the militants, do not make their political and social views known by marching and demonstrating and who, presumably, can swing an election one way or the other. * /Sidney Miltner is a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • silent majority — {n.}, {informal} The large majority of people who, unlike the militants, do not make their political and social views known by marching and demonstrating and who, presumably, can swing an election one way or the other. * /Sidney Miltner is a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • silent\ majority — noun informal the large majority of people who, unlike the militants, do not make their political and social views known by marching and demonstrating and who, presumably, can swing an election one way or the other. Sidney Miltner is a member of… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • silent majority — noun the silent majority all the people in a country who are not politically active, whose opinions are believed to represent the ideas that most ordinary people have …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • silent majority — /saɪlənt məˈdʒɒrəti/ (say suyluhnt muh joruhtee) noun the people within a community who are not active politically and who do not express their views publicly, presumed to be numerous and to support moderate or conservative policies: *he was… …  

  • Silent Majority (Musical Group) — Silent Majority was a Swiss rap and hip hop music group. Founded in 1994 they were produced by Goetz (U2,Faithless). Considered turntable pioneers at the forefront of Swiss hip hop [Bogdanov, Vladimir. All Music Guide to Hip Hop: The Definitive… …   Wikipedia

  • Silent Majority (comics) — Superherobox caption = character name = Silent Majority publisher = DC Comics debut = Batman and the Outsiders Annual #1(1984) creators = Mike W. Barr (script) alter ego = full name = species = homeworld = alliances = Force of July Freedom s Ring …   Wikipedia

  • Silent majority (disambiguation) — The silent majority, a term first used by Richard Nixon, is an unspecified large majority of people in a demographic who do not express their opinions publicly.Silent Majority may also refer to: * Silent Majority (Musical Group), a Swiss hip hop… …   Wikipedia

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