Definition of congressman
: a member of a congress; especially : a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
Examples of congressman in a Sentence
a former congressman who is now a senator
Recent Examples of congressman from the Web
The congressman has come under fire by some constituents because of his refusal to hold public town hall meetings and his support for President Donald Trump.
The congressman, who is stone-faced for a few seconds, then breaks down into tears.
As the president’s support holds up among ordinary Republicans, most Republican congressmen have dismissed the Russian affair as chatter or partisanship.
Aides to powerful congressmen communicated with the firm from personal email accounts.
Seth Moulton, the Democratic congressman from Massachusetts who has been flirting with a longshot 2020 presidential bid, seized on the results: #Ossof Race better be a wake up call for Democrats - business as usual isn't working.
Temer, four former living presidents, and dozens of congressmen are under investigation or, in the case of former leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, on trial in connection to graft probes.
Back inside, the club’s president, José Garcia, asked the congressman questions that members had emailed.
The poll was conducted before a shooting spree at a Washington-era baseball field on Wednesday left a congressman wounded and renewed calls for more civil political discourse.
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CONGRESSMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of congressman for English Language Learners
: someone (especially a man) who is a member of a congress and especially of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Definition of congressman for Students
: a member of a congress and especially of the United States House of Representatives
Legal Definition of congressman
: a member of Congress; especially : a member of the U.S. House of Representatives
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