noun \ˈl-ˌgi-vər\

Definition of LAWGIVER

:  one who gives a code of laws to a people

Examples of LAWGIVER

  1. <political activists strenuously lobbied the state's lawgivers to expand the scope of the civil rights legislation>

First Known Use of LAWGIVER

14th century


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