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Meaning of LOBBYIST

Pronunciation:  l'√Ębeeust

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone who tries to persuade legislators to vote for bills that the lobbyists favor

LOBBYIST is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: inducer, persuader



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lob"by*ist\, n.
A member of the lobby; a person who solicits members of a
legislature for the purpose of influencing legislation.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: access, bad influence, big wheel, court, eminence grise, five-percenter, friend at court, good influence, gray eminence, heavyweight, hidden hand, influence, influence peddler, influencer, ingroup, key, kingmaker, legislative lobby, lobby, lobbyer, lords of creation, man of influence, manipulator, open sesame, parliamentary agent, powers that be, pressure group, Rasputin, registered lobbyist, sinister influence, special interests, special-interest group, special-interest lobby, Svengali, the Establishment, very important person, VIP, wheeler-dealer, wire-puller