Associations to the word «Lobby»


LOBBY, noun. An entryway or reception area; vestibule; passageway; corridor.
LOBBY, noun. That part of a hall of legislation not appropriated to the official use of the assembly.
LOBBY, noun. A class or group of people who try to influence public officials; collectively, lobbyists.
LOBBY, noun. (video games) A virtual area where players can chat and find opponents for a game.
LOBBY, noun. (nautical) An apartment or passageway in the fore part of an old-fashioned cabin under the quarter-deck.
LOBBY, noun. A confined place for cattle, formed by hedges, trees, or other fencing, near the farmyard.
LOBBY, verb. (intransitive) (transitive) To attempt to influence (a public official or decision-maker) in favor of a specific opinion or cause.
LOBBY, noun. (informal) scouse (from lobscouse)
LOBBY CARD, noun. A small poster (often one of a small set) for a film or play, displayed in the front of house of a cinema or theatre
LOBBY GROUP, noun. An advocacy group.

Dictionary definition

LOBBY, noun. A large entrance or reception room or area.
LOBBY, noun. The people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest.
LOBBY, noun. A group of people who try actively to influence legislation.
LOBBY, verb. Detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of; as for political or economic favors.

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi