To better see all uses of the word
filibuster
in
Ulysses
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
filibuster -- as in: filibuster in the Senate
Used In
Ulysses
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Puck Mulligan footed featly, trilling: I hardly hear the purlieu cry Or a tommy talk as I pass one by Before my thoughts begin to run On F. M’Curdy Atkinson, The same that had the wooden leg And that filibustering filibeg That never dared to slake his drouth, Magee that had the chinless mouth.

  • There are no more uses of "filibuster" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • They threatened a filibuster to defeat the legislation.
  • After the 2008 elections, the Democrats had a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.

  • Go to more samples
Show Multiple Meanings (Less common than this sense)
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading