[ lawg-rohl, log- ]
/ ˈlɔgˌroʊl, ˈlɒg- /
verb (used with object)
to procure the passage of (a bill) by logrolling.
verb (used without object)
to engage in political logrolling.
Words nearby logroll
Origin of logroll
1825–35, Americanism; back formation from logrolling
OTHER WORDS FROM logrolllog·roll·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for log roll
/ (ˈlɒɡˌrəʊl) /
mainly US to use logrolling in order to procure the passage of (legislation)
Derived forms of logrolllogroller, noun
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