as·​sem·​bly·​man | \ ə-ˈsem-blē-mən How to pronounce assemblyman (audio) \

Definition of assemblyman

: a member of an assembly

Examples of assemblyman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Republicans are making gains in the Garden State as the race for the governor’s mansion remains neck and neck between incumbent Democrat Gov. Phil Murphy and Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli, a former assemblyman. Houston Keene, Fox News, 3 Nov. 2021 Polls conducted in mid-September from Stockton University and Monmouth University showed Murphy with a nine-point and 13-point lead, respectively, over Republican Jack Ciattarelli, a former assemblyman. Quinn Scanlan, ABC News, 15 Oct. 2021 Three years after California became a state, an assemblyman named Jefferson Hunt broke up Los Angeles County — which once reached all the way to the Colorado River — and created San Bernardino County. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 23 Sep. 2021 Ridley-Thomas' son Sebastian was a state assemblyman during those years and announced his resignation in December 2017, citing health reasons. NBC News, 14 Oct. 2021 Andres Pico was an assemblyman in the new state of California. Tribune News Service, oregonlive, 23 Sep. 2021 While working as a field representative for a California assemblyman, Soskin attended a meeting with planners from the National Park Service. Washington Post, 15 July 2021 Within their ranks is Henry Perea, the former assemblyman who wrote the transportation bill mandating funding for hydrogen stations. Sasha Hupka, Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2021 The idea quickly became a lightning rod in the recall race, with Republican Kevin Kiley, an assemblyman from Rocklin, vowing to fight it. Melody Gutierrez, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of assemblyman

1647, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of assemblyman was in 1647

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17 Nov 2021

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“Assemblyman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of assemblyman

: a person (especially a man) who is a member of a legislative assembly

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