noun, plural om·ni·bus·es, or for 1, om·ni·bus·ses.
Origin of omnibus
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Examples from the Web for omnibus
In between, Stockman missed key votes in Washington, including the omnibus budget.
She railed against the omnibus budget deal that just passed Congress.Tea Party Tests Its Might in Texas by Opposing Conservative Rep. Pete Sessions|Ben Jacobs|January 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coburn was one of the two senators not to vote on the omnibus budget bill earlier Thursday.
Despite a threatened amendment to defund Obamacare from Ted Cruz, the Senate overwhelmingly approved the omnibus budget Thursday.
Boustany noted with pride that the omnibus allocated $1 billion dollars to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund.
Georgia has not been so admitted, since she did not comply with the Omnibus Act.The Reconstruction of Georgia|Edwin C. Woolley
You get into the rotonde by a door behind, like the door of an omnibus.Rollo in Geneva|Jacob Abbott
I'll repeat it: meet Jérôme at the omnibus office, give him the key, tell him the word: Dolor.813|Maurice Leblanc
The colonel was not at their cottage when the omnibus reached the lake.From the Ranks|Charles King
And the boy went to bed feeling faint and sore, and thankful for only one thing—that he had not said a word about the omnibus.The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories|E. M. Forster
British Dictionary definitions for omnibus
noun plural -buses
Word Origin for omnibus
Word Origin and History for omnibus
1829, "four-wheeled public vehicle with seats for passengers," from French (voiture) omnibus "(carriage) for all, common (conveyance)," from Latin omnibus "for all," dative plural of omnis "all" (see omni-). Introduced by Jacques Lafitte in Paris in 1819 or '20, in London from 1829. In reference to legislation, the word is recorded from 1842. Meaning "man or boy who assists a waiter at a restaurant" is attested from 1888 (cf. busboy). As an adjective in English from 1842.