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lobbyist

noun

1 lobbyist

Someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer.

Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action.    reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... show more

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... show more

Dutch: lobbyist
Polish: lobbista, lobbysta




Moby thesaurus: Rasputin, Svengali, VIP, access, bad influence, big wheel, court, eminence grise, five-percenter, friend at court, good influence, gray eminence, heavyweight, hidden hand, influence, influence peddler, influencer, ingroup, key, kingmaker ... show more.

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