lawmaker


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

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  • lawmaker — law·mak·er n: one that makes laws; esp: legislator law·mak·ing n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Lawmaker — Law mak er, n. A legislator; a lawgiver. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawmaker — UK US /ˈlɔːˌmeɪkər/ noun [C] ► GOVERNMENT, LAW someone, such as a politician, who is responsible for making and changing laws: »He told lawmakers that studies from three states have shown only negligible increases in insurance premium prices.… …   Financial and business terms

  • lawmaker — also law maker, late 15c., from LAW (Cf. law) + agent noun from MAKE (Cf. make) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lawmaker — ► NOUN ▪ a legislator …   English terms dictionary

  • lawmaker — [lô′māk΄ər] n. a person who makes or helps to make laws; esp., a member of a legislature; legislator lawmaking adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • lawmaker — UK [ˈlɔːˌmeɪkə(r)] / US [ˈlɔˌmeɪkər] noun [countable] Word forms lawmaker : singular lawmaker plural lawmakers mainly American mainly journalism a politician whose job is to help to make the laws of a country or state …   English dictionary

  • lawmaker — noun Lawmaker is used after these nouns: ↑state …   Collocations dictionary

  • lawmaker — [[t]lɔ͟ːmeɪkə(r)[/t]] lawmakers N COUNT A lawmaker is someone such as a politician who is responsible for proposing and passing new laws. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • lawmaker — noun Date: 14th century one who makes laws ; legislator • lawmaking noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawmaker — lawmaking, n., adj. /law may keuhr/, n. a person who makes or enacts law; legislator. [1350 1400; ME lawe maker. See LAW1, MAKER] * * * …   Universalium