congressman

Synonyms and related words:
MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, assemblyman, chosen freeholder, city father, congresswoman, councilman, floor leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, majority leader, minority leader, party whip, representative, senator, solon, state senator, whip

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • congressman — con·gress·man n pl con·gress·men: a member of Congress; esp: a member of the U.S. House of Representatives Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. congressman …   Law dictionary

  • Congressman — Con gress*man, n.; pl. {Congressmen}. A member of the Congress of the United States, esp. of the House of Representatives. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congressman — 1780, in reference to members of U.S. CONGRESS (Cf. Congress), and it first appears in a piece of abuse (written by a Loyalist): Ye coxcomb Congressmen, declaimers keen, Brisk puppets of the Philadelphia scene ... Congresswoman attested from 1918 …   Etymology dictionary

  • congressman — (or congresswoman) ► NOUN ▪ a male (or female) member of the US Congress …   English terms dictionary

  • congressman — ☆ congressman [käŋ′gris mən, kän′gris mən ] n. pl. congressmen [käŋ′grismən, kän′grismən] [often C ] a member of Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives …   English World dictionary

  • congressman — UK [ˈkɒŋɡresmən] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsmən] noun [countable] Word forms congressman : singular congressman plural congressmen UK [ˈkɒŋɡresmən] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsmən] a man who is a member of the US congress, especially the House of Representatives …   English dictionary

  • congressman — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgrɪsmən[/t]] congressmen N COUNT; N TITLE A congressman is a male member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives …   English dictionary

  • congressman — noun (C) a man who is a member of a congress, especially the US House of Representatives: Congressman Stephen Richards Rojack …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • congressman — noun Date: 1780 a member of a congress; especially a member of the United States House of Representatives …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congressman — /kong gris meuhn/, n., pl. congressmen. (often cap.) a member of a congress, esp. of the U.S. House of Representatives. [1770 80, Amer.; CONGRESS + MAN] Usage. See man. * * * …   Universalium

  • congressman — noun a) A male member of congress. b) A male member of the …   Wiktionary

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