(politics) A member of the executive branch of a government who has been appointed to the cabinet, the group of leading policy makers, advisers, and overseers of governmental departments who report to the prime minister.
Other Word Forms of Cabinet-minister
Cabinet-minister Sentence Examples
Secondary instruction is under the control of the universities, and public instruction in general is under the direction of a cabinet minister.
Being of a temperament that expressed itself only in action, and neither a theorist nor a cabinet-minister, he held the views of a statesman without having a following sufficient to realize them.
Constitutional position There should be a Cabinet minister with a consumer affairs portfolio.
I had sat no further from a Cabinet Minister than from a dining companion, and had abused him according to my conscience.
He had great political genius; and his statesmanship was so influential that " he was," as Masson well observes, " a cabinet minister without office."