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Meaning of OBSTRUCTIONIST

Pronunciation:  ub'strukshunist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
 

OBSTRUCTIONIST is a 14 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: obstructer, obstructor, resister, thwarter
 
 See Also: controversialist, disputant, naysayer, stonewaller

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ob*struc"tion*ist\, n.
One who hinders progress; one who obstructs business, as in a
legislative body. -- a. Of or pertaining to obstructionists.
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Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bitter-ender, brawler, defendant, diehard, disputant, dissentient, dissident, filibuster, filibusterer, frustrater, hinderer, impeder, intransigent, irreconcilable, last-ditcher, litigant, marplot, naysayer, negativist, noncooperator, objector, obstructer, obstructive, opposer, oppositionist, plaintiff, protester, quarreler, resister, scrapper, thwarter, wrangler
 

 

 

 

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