from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A position, especially a public office, from which one may expound one's views to a wide audience.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An exceptionally advantageous position from which to extol one's ideas; -- applied especially to the presidency of the United States, which was described thus by President Theodore Rossevelt.
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- noun US an advantageous
positionfrom which to express one's views
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- noun a public office of sufficiently high rank that it provides the holder with an opportunity to speak out and be listened to on any matter
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From bully, splendid (probably coined by Theodore Roosevelt, who referred to the presidency as a bully pulpit, (“splendid pulpit”) from which he could expound his views like a preacher).]
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