FILIBUSTER MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Filibuster Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To act as a filibuster, or military freebooter.
  2. (n.) A lawless military adventurer, especially one in quest of plunder; a freebooter; -- originally applied to buccaneers infesting the Spanish American coasts, but introduced into common English to designate the followers of Lopez in his expedition to Cuba in 1851, and those of Walker in his expedition to Nicaragua, in 1855.
  3. (v. i.) To delay legislation, by dilatory motions or other artifices.


• Filibustering Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Filibuster


• Filibusterism Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The characteristics or practices of a filibuster.


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