Definition of lawmaker in English:

lawmaker

noun

  • A legislator.

    • ‘It seems that lawmakers are ignoring public opinion in making such an absurd decision.’
    • ‘Attempts by lawmakers of the democratic camp to relax controls of the legislation were also blocked.’
    • ‘This means that half of all the lawmakers may represent only a quarter of the voters.’
    • ‘If elected, he would be one of the few lawmakers elected to office in two states.’
    • ‘They want corrupt lawmakers to be ousted and duly punished under any circumstances.’
    • ‘He remained a lawmaker in the Harare parliament until his death.’
    • ‘State lawmakers are passing laws that level the playing field for divorcing dads.’
    • ‘He is expected to meet with French lawmakers and senior Foreign Ministry officials Tuesday.’
    • ‘As such, it said, the lawmakers and judiciary ought also to be blamed for the lack of job opportunities.’
    • ‘The individual lawmakers are untouchable for anything they do as legislators.’
    • ‘Policy-making was difficult and lawmakers are still faced with a backlog of dozens of laws.’
    • ‘Tempers gradually cooled, but not until after a push by lawmakers to recall the president fizzled out.’
    • ‘Part of the problem is that congressional lawmakers keep a close ear to the ground.’
    • ‘Without the power of detention, prosecutors cannot force lawmakers to appear in court.’
    • ‘The voice vote let lawmakers sidestep the roll call that usually accompanies major legislation.’
    • ‘There are a total of nine independent lawmakers in the current legislature.’
    • ‘The Magna Carta does not, as I understand it, curtail the sovereignty of the proper lawmaker to make what laws seem fit to him.’
    • ‘The public know the opposition lawmakers would be to blame if a no-confidence vote is pushed through.’
    • ‘It was a real lowpoint in Parliament as lawmakers mourned their able colleague but the point was made.’
    • ‘When the president was a lawmaker he did not get along well with conservative papers.’

Pronunciation:

lawmaker

/ˈlôˌmākər/