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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (26)
  • Hubert Humphrey, the great filibusterer, is from these parts.
  • And you can be the primary filibusterer of the Civil Rights Act.
  • It would put him in the party with a filibusterer proof majority.
  • Right now it only takes one member of the minority to be present to filibusterer a bill. for more
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