Definition of Lobbyist

1. Noun. Someone who is employed to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that favors the lobbyist's employer.

Generic synonyms: Inducer, Persuader
Derivative terms: Lobby, Lobby



Definition of Lobbyist

1. n. A member of the lobby; a person who solicits members of a legislature for the purpose of influencing legislation.

Definition of Lobbyist

1. Noun. A person remunerated to persuade (to lobby) politicians to vote in a certain way or otherwise use their office to effect a desired result. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lobbyist

1. one who lobbies [n -S] - See also: lobbies

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobbyist

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lobbers
lobbied
lobbies
lobbing
lobby
lobbyer
lobbyers
lobbygow
lobbygows
lobbying
lobbying expense
lobbyings
lobbyism
lobbyisms
lobbyist (current term)
lobbyists
lobbylike
lobcock
lobcocks
lobe
lobe-finned fish
lobe-footed
lobe of prostate
lobe of the lung
lobectomies
lobectomy
lobed
lobed leaf
lobed spleenwort

Literary usage of Lobbyist

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1895)
"BY A lobbyist. MANY of my readers will probably need to be told the meaning of " lobbyist." The word has not yet found its way into our dictionaries, ..."

2. The Lesson of Popular Government by Gamaliel Bradford (1899)
"The real counterpart of the English whip is the lobbyist, with, however, ... The lobbyist, on the other hand, is the agent of nobody knows whom. ..."

3. Classic Tales by Famous Authors by Frederick Brigham De Berard (1905)
"AN INSPIRED lobbyist By JW Deforest TM CERTAIN fallen angel (politeness toward his *l numerous ... He had been a lobbyist, and he remained a lobbyist still, ..."

4. Two Years in Oregon by Nash, Wallis (1882)
"The Legislative Assembly—The Governor—His duties—Payment of the members—Aspect of the city ; the Legislature in session—The lobbyist—How bills pass—How ..."

5. Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred Years in the by Walter Barlow Stevens (1921)
"... a Favorite at the White House—Tarsney and the lobbyist—Reed and Missouri Precedents—Stone's Public Life without Parallel—"The Unfortunate Senatorial ..."

6. The Free Pass Bribery System: Showing how the Railroads, Through the Free by George W. Berge (1905)
"REPLY TO A RAILROAD lobbyist- In discussing The Free Pass System, and railroads in general, we must keep in mind that railroads are chartered and created to ..."

7. A Treatise on the Law of Agency: Including Special Classes of Agents by William Lawrence Clark, Henry Heckerman Skyles (1905)
"... compensation for services which are against public policy or good morals.797 Thus he cannot recover compensation for acting as a lobbyist.798 § 705. ..."

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