question time ExamplesWord Origin noun Parliamentary Procedure.
- a time set aside in a session during which members of a parliament may question a minister or ministers regarding state affairs.
Origin of question time First recorded in 1850–55 Examples from the Web for question time Historical Examples of question time
To which the reply was in the affirmative, like question-time in the Commons.
William de Morgan
As usual much of Question-time was devoted to Russian affairs.
Already it is a much-congested district at Question-time and is the daily scene of a Great Push.
Already this is a much congested district at question-time and the daily scene of a great push.
Last Session Mr. King was easily the champion of Question-time.
British Dictionary definitions for question time question time noun
- (in parliamentary bodies of the British type) a period of time set aside each day for members to question government ministers