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1. filibuster

noun. ['ˈfɪləˌbəstɝ'] (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches.

Synonyms

  • delay

Antonyms

  • free
  • show

Etymology

  • filibustero (Spanish)
  • flibustier (French)

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Rhymes with Filibuster

  • fillibuster
  • fill-a-buster

How do you pronounce filibuster?

Pronounce filibuster as ˈfɪləˌbəstər.

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Sentences with filibuster


1. Adjective
One of Stewart’s most famous movies scenes is the filibuster scene in “Mr.

2. filibuster

noun. ['ˈfɪləˌbəstɝ'] a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes.

Synonyms

  • delayer
  • legislator

Antonyms

  • advantage
  • anterior
  • natural object

Etymology

  • filibustero (Spanish)
  • flibustier (French)

3. filibuster

verb. ['ˈfɪləˌbəstɝ'] obstruct deliberately by delaying.

Synonyms

  • stymie
  • hinder
  • block
  • blockade
  • embarrass
  • stymy

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember

Etymology

  • filibustero (Spanish)
  • flibustier (French)
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