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Definition of parish-pump adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

parish-pump

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpærɪʃ ˈpʌmp//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpærɪʃ ˈpʌmp//
 
[only before noun] (British English, disapproving)
 
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connected with local affairs only (and therefore not thought of as being very important) synonym parochial parish-pump politics