AskDefine | Define obstructionist

Dictionary Definition

obstructionist n : someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take [syn: obstructor, obstructer, resister, thwarter]

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Etymology

Noun

  1. someone who systematically obstructs the actions of others
  2. someone who attempts to impede the progress of legislation

Extensive Definition

Obstruction is the act of blocking or impeding some passage:

Sports

obstructionist in German: Obstruktion

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