lawmaker

noun law·mak·er \ ˈlȯ-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of lawmaker

:one who makes laws :legislator

lawmaking

play \ˈlȯ-ˌmā-kiŋ\ noun

Examples of lawmaker in a Sentence

  1. the state's lawmakers worked long into the night drafting a bill that would be acceptable to everyone

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First Known Use of lawmaker

14th century

lawmaker Synonyms


LAWMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

lawmaker

noun

Definition of lawmaker for English Language Learners

  • : someone who makes laws


LAWMAKER Defined for Kids

lawmaker

noun law·mak·er \ ˈlȯ-ˌmā-kər \

Definition of lawmaker for Students

:someone who takes part in writing and passing laws :legislator

lawmaking

\-ˌmā-kiŋ\ adjective or noun
  • Congress is the nation's lawmaking body.

Law Dictionary

lawmaker

noun law·mak·er

legal Definition of lawmaker

:one that makes laws; especially :legislator

lawmaking

noun


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