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

Examples of superlobbyist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Cleveland native was well known as the state's superlobbyist for payday lenders, Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow and dozens of other organizations. Jessie Balmert, The Enquirer, 8 June 2021 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

Time Traveler
The first known use of superlobbyist was in 1913

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“Superlobbyist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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