A person who filibusters

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  • filibusterer — noun see filibuster II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filibusterer — See filibuster. * * * …   Universalium

  • filibusterer — n. person that makes long speeches in order to delay or prevent a decision from being made; person who intentionally delays debate; person who leads a filibuster …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filibusterer — fil·i·bus·ter·er …   English syllables

  • filibusterer — noun a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes • Syn: ↑filibuster • Derivationally related forms: ↑filibuster, ↑filibuster (for: ↑filibuster) • Hyperny …   Useful english dictionary

  • filibuster — filibusterer, n. filibusterism, n. filibusterous, adj. /fil euh bus teuhr/, n. 1. U.S. Politics. a. the use of irregular or obstructive tactics by a member of a legislative assembly to prevent the adoption of a measure generally favored or to… …   Universalium

  • filibuster — I. noun Etymology: Spanish filibustero, literally, freebooter Date: 1851 1. an irregular military adventurer; specifically an American engaged in fomenting insurrections in Latin America in the mid 19th century 2. [filibuster (II)] a. the use of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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