Definition of Cross the floor

1. Verb. (UK politics of a member of a parliament) To vote against one’s own political party in parliament. ¹



2. Verb. (UK informal politics of a member of a parliament) To resign from one’s political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one’s currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one’s new party. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross The Floor

cross someone's palm
cross someone's palm with silver
cross someone's path
cross street
cross swords
cross tab
cross tabs
cross tabulation
cross tabulations
cross talk
cross that bridge when one comes to it
cross that bridge when one gets there
cross that bridge when one gets to it
cross the Rubicon
cross the aisle
cross the floor (current term)
cross the line
cross thwart
cross tolerance
cross vine
cross wire
crossabilities
crossability
crossable
crossallergy
crossarm
crossarms
crossband
crossbanded
crossbanding

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