- n. 妨碍议事；妨碍议事者；掠夺兵；海盗
- v. 阻挠议案通过；掠夺
a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
(law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches
obstruct deliberately by delaying
- The democrats organized a filibuster in the senate.
- Supporters of the law filibustered to prevent it from being revised.
It was not a short spiel, but a genuine filibuster, and it went on and on, reactionary and embarrassing.出自： D. Halberstam