Definitions For Filibuster


  • (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


  • Obstruct deliberately by delaying

Is Filibusters a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Filibuster is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 19 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Filibuster in a Sentence

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

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