- A strategy involving the use of prolonged speeches or other time-consuming tactics to delay or block the progress of legislation in a legislative assembly
- The act of employing marathon speeches or obstructive tactics with the intent of delaying or preventing specific actions or decisions, particularly in a legislative environment
- The process of being subjected to obstruction tactics such as lengthy speeches or other strategic delays, usually during legislative procedures
- The senator decided to filibuster in an attempt to prevent the passage of the bill.
- The controversial decision was delayed when the opposing party chose to filibuster.
- Despite ongoing negotiations, the committee was subjected to a filibuster, leading to a delay in the decision making process.