Associations to the word «Lobby»

Wiktionary

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

All our words from loose using have lost their edge.
Ernest Hemingway