su·​per·​lob·​by·​ist ˌsü-pər-ˈlä-bē-ist How to pronounce superlobbyist (audio)
plural superlobbyists
: an extremely powerful and successful lobbyist (see lobby entry 2)
Virtually overnight, both sides have been taken over by campaign-hardened staffers and Beltway superlobbyists, who deploy tactics taken straight from political playbooks …Clay Risen

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web An inside view: John Canigia relays comments from longtime friends of Neil Clark, the Capitol Square superlobbyist who died by suicide earlier this month while under indictment in the House Bill 6 corruption case. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, 7 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superlobbyist was in 1913

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“Superlobbyist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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