Number of syllables in the word 'filibuster'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word filibuster.

  1. No of syllables in filibuster : 4
  2. Divide syllables in filibuster : fil-i-bus-ter

More about the word - filibuster

  1. noun
  2. Definition : A mercenary soldier; a freebooter; specifically, a mercenary who travelled illegally in an organized group from the United States to a country in Central America or the Spanish West Indies in the mid-19th century seeking economic and political benefits through armed force.
  3. Definition : (US politics) A tactic (such as giving long, often irrelevant speeches) employed to delay the proceedings of, or the making of a decision by, a legislative body, particularly the United States Senate.
  4. Definition : (US politics) A member of a legislative body causing such an obstruction; a filibusterer.
  1. verb
  2. Definition : To take part in a private military action in a foreign country.
  3. Definition : To use obstructionist tactics in a legislative body.


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