Definition of Lobby. Meaning of Lobby. Synonyms of Lobby

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Definition of Lobby

Lobby
Lobby Lob"by, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lobbied; p. pr. & vb. n. Lobbying.] To address or solicit members of a legislative body in the lobby or elsewhere, with the purpose to influence their votes.[U.S.] --Bartlett.
Lobby
Lobby Lob"by, v. t. To urge the adoption or passage of by soliciting members of a legislative body; as, to lobby a bill. [U.S.]
Lobby
Lobby Lob"by, n.; pl. Lobbies. [LL. lobium, lobia, laubia, a covered portico fit for walking, fr. OHG. louba, G. laube, arbor. See Lodge.] 1. (Arch.) A passage or hall of communication, especially when large enough to serve also as a waiting room. It differs from an antechamber in that a lobby communicates between several rooms, an antechamber to one only; but this distinction is not carefully preserved. 2. That part of a hall of legislation not appropriated to the official use of the assembly; hence, the persons, collectively, who frequent such a place to transact business with the legislators; any persons, not members of a legislative body, who strive to influence its proceedings by personal agency

Meaning of Lobby from wikipedia

- Lobby may refer to: Lobby (room), an entranceway or foyer in a building Lobbying, the action or the group used to influence a viewpoint to politicians...
- In politics, lobbying, persuasion, or interest representation is the act of lawfully attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of government...
- The terms the Lobby and Lobby journalists collectively characterise the political journalists in the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament. The term derives...
- Lobby or lobbies is a traditional beef and potato stew or broth. Lobby is a traditional North Staffordshire dish eaten by poorly-paid potters who could...
- Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., formerly Hobby Lobby Creative Centers, is a private for-profit corporation which owns a chain of American arts and crafts stores...
- Lobby Hero is a play by Kenneth Lonergan. It premiered Off-Broadway in 2001. Lobby Hero premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons, on March 13, 2001...
- A lobby is a room in a building used for entry from the outside. Sometimes referred to as a foyer, reception area or an entrance hall, it often is a large...
- Israel lobby may refer to: Israel lobby in the United States Israel lobby in the United Kingdom The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, a book by John...
- sky lobby is an intermediate interchange floor in a skys****er where people can change from an express elevator that stops only at the sky lobby to a...
- The Israel lobby (at times called the Zionist lobby) is the diverse coalition of those who, as individuals and/or as groups, s**** to influence the foreign...
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