Definitions For Lobbyist

noun

  • Someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer
  • 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

  • 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 Lobbyist 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
17

The word Lobbyist is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 17 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Lobbyist 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

Look up a Word

Search the dictionary for definitions, synonyms, antonyms, rhymes, and more!