filibustering[ fil-uh-buhs-ter ]SEE DEFINITION OF filibustering
Synonyms for filibustering
- put off
- avoid the issue
- beat around the bush
- drag one's feet
- hold off
- not move
- play for time
- shut down
- slow down
- stand off
- stand still
- take one's time
Antonyms for filibustering
- carry out
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FILIBUSTERING
Take you for an English officer helping in a filibustering craft.
The day of filibustering aggression has gone by in the United States.
Are we to have no peace even in this inner room, for your filibustering ways?
Afterward came Commodore Aury, with one hundred and fifty men, on a filibustering expedition, and overpowered the Spanish troops.
The privilege was made use of occasionally near the close of a session for "filibustering" purposes.
There was not the slightest proof or suggestion that she had ever engaged in filibustering or in any illegitimate commerce.
The annexationist and filibustering schemes of the decade immediately preceding the War of Secession were prompted by two motives.
Such actions are called obstructive tactics, or filibustering.
The duty of opposition to filibustering has been admitted by every President.
The election of Mr. McKinley has brought the filibustering parties no better luck.