Meaning of obstructionist

ob•struc•tion•ist

Pronunciation: (ub-struk'shu-nist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who deliberately delays or prevents progress.
  2. a person who delays or obstructs the business before a legislative body by parliamentary contrivances or legalistic maneuvers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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