Definitions For Lobby

noun

  • A large entrance or reception room or area
  • An interest group that tries to influence legislators or bureaucrats to act in their favor, typically through lobbying
  • The people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest
  • A large open area inside and near the entrance of a public building (such as a hotel or theater)
  • An organized group of people who work together to influence government decisions that relate to a particular industry, issue, etc.

verb

  • Detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors
  • To try to influence government officials to make decisions for or against something
  • To try to get something you want by talking to the people who make decisions

Is Lobby 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
12
Words with Friends
14

The word Lobby is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lobby in a Sentence

  • I'll meet you in the lobby after the show.
  • The proposed new law is supported by the oil lobby.
  • An organization that has been lobbying for reform of the tax laws
  • The health-care industry has lobbied against the proposal.
  • An organization that has been lobbying Congress for reform of the tax laws

Synonyms for Lobby

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