1. [ noun ] (politics) a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
Synonyms: filibusterer
Related terms: legislator delayer
2. [ verb ] obstruct deliberately by delaying; of legislation
Related terms: obstruct
3. [ noun ] a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
Related terms: delay
Similar spelling:   filibusterer