Examples from the Web for lobbyist
Lobbyist Lloyd Hand, a former aide to Lyndon Johnson, flitted from conversation to conversation.Kissy-Face The Nation: Washington’s Power Elite Smooch Bob Schieffer|Lloyd Grove|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The term “lobbyist” supposedly was coined during the well-corrupted (and well-soaked) presidency of Ulysses S. Grant.
I moved to Washington in 1988 with the folk etymology of lobbyist firmly in mind.
But first I went to Washington to talk to a lobbyist friend.
He was a lobbyist for the American Beverage Institute from 1999 through 2005, according to federal records.
The lobbyist revived the subject of politics, the publican went after hot water for a punch, and the eavesdroppers slipped away.John March, Southerner|George W. Cable
It could not be that she would descend to the plane of a lobbyist!A Man of Two Countries|Alice Harriman
By the way, what do you think of my going there, and setting up as a lobbyist?Love in a Cloud|Arlo Bates
Such knowledge as he obtains is brought to him ordinarily by a lobbyist.
Municipal corruption has become a byword, and the lobbyist has made his evil presence felt at the national and State capitals.The Price of a Soul|William Jennings Bryan
British Dictionary definitions for lobbyist
Word Origin and History for lobbyist
[A] strong lobbyist will permit himself to lose heavily at the poker-table, under the assumption that the great Congressman who wins the stake will look leniently upon the little appropriation he means to ask for. [George A. Townsend, "Events at the National Capital and the Campaign of 1876," Hartford, Conn., 1876]