Definition of assemblyman in English:



  • A person who is a member of a legislative assembly.

    • ‘The deputy governor lost a tooth in a fight with an assemblyman, the chancellor of the colony was pushed into a fireplace, and a sheriff who entered a religious meeting in Dover to collect a fee was knocked flat by a woman wielding her Bible.’
    • ‘There was a New York State assemblyman, a North Dakota rancher, an eminent historian, a biographer, a big-game hunter, a conservationist, a civil service reformer, a professional politician, and a police commissioner.’
    • ‘One state assemblyman said, ‘It's all very nice to be politically correct here, but we're talking about terrorism.’’
    • ‘In California, one state assemblyman has offered a bold new proposal to crack down on the flood of illegal aliens crossing the Mexican-California border.’
    • ‘Stopping just short of getting her degree, she went to work for a state assemblyman, whom she accompanied to Washington in 1992 when he was elected to Congress.’
    • ‘While a provincial assemblyman, he enrolled at Tunghai University in Taichung and graduated in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in political science.’
    • ‘By age 35, he was a state assemblyman, occasionally evading security alarms to eat peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwiches with his daughter on the roof of the state Capitol.’
    • ‘In California, one assemblyman just introduced legislation to legalize same-sex marriage.’
    • ‘A Nevada state legislative assemblyman for the area, and the chairman of the Lander County Commission, were both denied the right to testify in a prior hearing set to consider wireline phones for the area.’
    • ‘A Republican assemblyman supported the bill, citing that half of California prisoners smoke and the development will cut health care costs.’
    • ‘The magnitude of concern has reached the point where the state's environmental agency and a state assemblyman want the work halted until all the questions can be answered.’
    • ‘His grandfather had served as governor of New Jersey, his father was a prominent jurist and New York assemblyman, and he quickly became a leading lawyer and socialite.’
    • ‘Which role do you like playing most - a lawyer, a provincial assemblyman, a legislator or a commissioner?’
    • ‘But each district elects one state assemblyman, state senator, or U.S. representative.’
    • ‘The assemblyman likens the proposal to a 401 program.’
    • ‘Although I do understand that our elected officials are busy people, I just figured the assemblyman would choose to spend at least a little time with me.’
    • ‘Has the CPA credential proved to be an asset to the assemblyman?’
    • ‘No, at 24, he was rather a green New York state assemblyman who was still recovering from a childhood plagued by cholera morbus, and he'd come out to the Dakota Territory with boyish notions of shooting a buffalo.’
    • ‘A former national assemblyman of the Green Party, the lawmaker from Yunlin County said he had wanted to join the DPP for some time but was waiting for the right moment.’
    • ‘New Jersey residents are urged to get in touch with their own assemblyman to comment on assembly bill No.2624, or its sponsor.’
    lawmaker, lawgiver, parliamentarian, politician, representative, minister, statesman, stateswoman
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