Definitions For Filibuster

noun

  • (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
  • A legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
  • An effort to prevent action in a legislature (such as the U.S. Senate or House of Representatives) by making a long speech or series of speeches

verb

  • Obstruct deliberately by delaying

Is Filibuster a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
15
Words with Friends
18

The word Filibuster is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Filibuster in a Sentence

  • They engaged in a filibuster that lasted for over a week.

Synonyms for Filibuster

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