English synonyms about - contact  

filibuster

noun

1 filibuster

A legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes.

synonym: filibusterer.

Roget 792: thief, robber, homo triumliterarum [Lat.], pilferer, rifler, filcher, plagiarist.    spoiler, depredator, pillager, marauder; harpy, shark [Slang], ... show more

Dutch: obstructie



2 filibuster

law A tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches.

verb

1 filibuster

Obstruct deliberately by delaying.

Roget 791: steal, thieve, rob, mug, purloin, pilfer, filch, prig, bag, nim, crib, cabbage, palm; abstract; ... show more


Moby thesaurus: address, after-dinner speech, allocution, be dilatory, chalk talk, cloture, committee consideration, constitute, debate, declamation, decree, deliberation, diatribe, division, enact, enact laws, eulogy, exhortation, filibusterer, filibustering ... show more.

Find more on filibuster elsewhere: etymology - rhymes - Wikipedia.

debug info: 0.0262