Filibuster in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Filibuster

a delaying tactic; a long speech given in order to delay progress or the making of a decision

Examples of Filibuster in a sentence

The senator will filibuster to prevent a vote on the bill. 🔊

John will filibuster, talking the gun bill to death. 🔊

The filibuster took so long that everyone left the Senate. 🔊

Strom Thurmond’s senate filibuster lasted over 24 hours.  🔊

Ed began to filibuster, crushing any hope of reaching a vote.  🔊

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