Synonyms for Filibuster:
n.opposition, long-windedness, postponement, agent, Benches, procrastination, delay, the Commons, obstruction to congressional action, interference, stonewalling, the House of Lords, peroration, the Budget, dispatch box, the House of Commons, the House, holding the floor, hindrance, obstructionism, backbench. •filibuster (noun)
•obstruction of progress, especially in verbal argument (noun)
postponement, delay, opposition, hindrance, interference, holding the floor, procrastination, stonewalling.
linger, dally, hesitate, dawdle, dilly-dally, vacillate, procrastinate, stall.
the Commons, the House of Lords, backbench, the House, dispatch box, the House of Commons. agent. •Other relevant words:
hindrance, filibusterer, delay, opposition, backbench, interference, postponement, procrastination, holding the floor, agent, stonewalling, peroration.
Usage examples for filibuster
" If I were a filibuster he answered bitterly and suggestively. – When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 15, 2009