What does backbencher mean?

backbencher meaning in General Dictionary

a part of the home of Commons of good Britain who is perhaps not a party leader

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  • an associate of the home of Commons that is maybe not a celebration leader

backbencher meaning in Urban Dictionary

1. An associate of the British House of Commons who's maybe not an event leader.2. Someone who exaggerates their actual energy, influence, or relevance, generally for nefarious reasons.

backbencher meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1874 in the home of Commons sense, from right back (adj.) + bench (letter.); occupants associated with the back chairs being the least-prominent politicians.