1. filibuster, filibusterer, legislator, delayer

usage: a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes

2. filibuster, delay, holdup

usage: (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches


1. filibuster, obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass

usage: obstruct deliberately by delaying

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