lobbyist definition

  • noun:
    • someone remunerated to sway (to lobby) politicians to vote in a particular way or else utilize their workplace to effect a desired result.
    • a part regarding the lobby; a person who solicits members of a legislature for the true purpose of influencing legislation.
    • One who frequents the lobby or even the precincts of a legislature or other deliberative set up, using the view of affecting the ballots of users.
    • somebody who is required to persuade legislators to vote for legislation that prefers the lobbyist's boss

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