Words Like FILIBUSTER
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10 definitions of filibuster
A freebooter: in history, a name distinctively applied to the West Indian bucaneers or pirates of the seventeenth century. See bucaneer.
Hence One of a band of men organized, in disregard of international law, for the purpose of invading and revolutionizing a foreign state.
In a legislative or other deliberative body, a member in the minority who resorts to irregular or obstructive tactics to prevent the adoption of a measure or procedure which is favored by the majority. Also filibusterer.
To act as a freebooter or bucaneer.
To obstruct legislation by undue use of the technicalities of parliamentary law or privileges, as when the minority in a legislative assembly, in order to prevent the passage of some measure obnoxious to them, endeavor to consume time or tire out their opponents by useless motions, speeches, objections, etc.
A freebooter, or mercenary soldier.
A delaying tactic, especially the use of long, often irrelevant speeches given in order to delay progress or the making of a decision, especially on the floor of the US Senate.
A member of a legislative body causing such obstruction.
To take part in a private military action in a foreign country.
To use obstructionist tactics in a legislative body.