A system of selecting a frontrunner for a political candidacy, becoming more popular in recent days. It is majorly consumed by radicals because only the people who really feel strongly will attend.
We're having a caucus? There goes our hope of getting a moderate candidate. We're screwed!
by Aokun January 22, 2004
Top Definition
A system utilized in the determination of a party's candidate that is very similar to a primary, only without the voting.
Ted: Who are you voting for in the primaries, Hillary or Obama?

Ralph: Neither, our state has a caucus.
by Kate Sjostrand February 20, 2008
(n) Latin for: "The only time anyone give's a damn about Iowa"
It's time for the Caucus
by Chris Moyer February 27, 2008
A parliamentary group within the Australian Labor party dedicated to maintaining bigoted, homophobic and socially regressive policy.
Despite overwhelming public sentiment in favour of gay marriage, Caucus has decided to continue to oppose any changes to the Marriage Act.
by istara November 07, 2010
An intimate meeting involving two or more homosexual men in which indecent sexual activity is conducted.
"Man, my ass hurts from last night's caucus."
by obsidian March 22, 2004
Jeff: do you know what a caucus is?
Matt: yes
Matt: I think they were talking about a caucus when I was in England
Matt: Something to do with the house of Parliament
Jeff: The word caucus is a North American Indian word, thought to be of Algonquin origin, meaning a gathering of the ruling tribal chiefs. The modern definition describes caucuses as a process of political party members gathering to make policy decisions and to select candidates.
Matt: ahh yes
Matt: They smoked a shitload of mushrooms (no pun intended) and sat around the sweat-hut trying to determine whether Little Big Sheep or Big Little Sheep would be next in line to be the chief
Matt: One of them tripped and fell (still no pun intended), and yelled "CAUCUS" as he hit the floor
The 2004 Iowa caucus was won by John Kerry
by Jeff January 21, 2004
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