ginger group
noun Date: 1925 chiefly British a group that serves as an energizing force within a larger body (as a political party)

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  • ginger group — ginger groups N COUNT: usu sing A ginger group is a group of people who have similar ideas and who work together, especially within a larger organization, to try to persuade others to accept their ideas. [BRIT] ...the Democratic Platform, the… …   English dictionary

  • ginger group — n BrE a group of people within a political party or organization that tries to persuade the other members to support their ideas →↑lobby …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ginger group — n. Brit. a group or faction which enlivens or energizes a party, movement, etc., as by the zealousness of its efforts …   English World dictionary

  • ginger group — noun chiefly Britain : a group or element that serves as a driving, stimulating, or energizing force within a larger body (as a political party) a new body was formed to act as a high level ginger group or steering committee Richard Scott * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ginger Group — The Ginger Group was not a formal political party in Canada, but a faction of radical Progressive and Labour Members of Parliament who advocated socialism. The group is said to have taken its name from Ginger Goodwin, a United Mine Workers… …   Wikipedia

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  • ginger group — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ginger group : singular ginger group plural ginger groups British a group within an organization that tries to get other people in the same organization to discuss new ideas and make changes …   English dictionary

  • ginger group —  Group of people formed to stimulate (ginger up) action in a particular matter …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • ginger group — gin′ger group n. brit. and can. the most active group within a political party or other organization • Etymology: 1925 30 …   From formal English to slang

  • ginger group — Chiefly Brit. the most active group within an organization, as a political party. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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