- lawmaker ► NOUN ▪ a legislator.
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lawmaker — law·mak·er n: one that makes laws; esp: legislator law·mak·ing n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary
Lawmaker — Law mak er, n. A legislator; a lawgiver. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
lawmaker — UK US /ˈlɔːˌmeɪkər/ noun [C] ► GOVERNMENT, LAW someone, such as a politician, who is responsible for making and changing laws: »He told lawmakers that studies from three states have shown only negligible increases in insurance premium prices.… … Financial and business terms
lawmaker — also law maker, late 15c., from LAW (Cf. law) + agent noun from MAKE (Cf. make) (v.) … Etymology dictionary
lawmaker — [lô′māk΄ər] n. a person who makes or helps to make laws; esp., a member of a legislature; legislator lawmaking adj., n … English World dictionary
lawmaker — UK [ˈlɔːˌmeɪkə(r)] / US [ˈlɔˌmeɪkər] noun [countable] Word forms lawmaker : singular lawmaker plural lawmakers mainly American mainly journalism a politician whose job is to help to make the laws of a country or state … English dictionary
lawmaker — noun Lawmaker is used after these nouns: ↑state … Collocations dictionary
lawmaker — [[t]lɔ͟ːmeɪkə(r)[/t]] lawmakers N COUNT A lawmaker is someone such as a politician who is responsible for proposing and passing new laws. [AM] … English dictionary
lawmaker — noun Date: 14th century one who makes laws ; legislator • lawmaking noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
lawmaker — lawmaking, n., adj. /law may keuhr/, n. a person who makes or enacts law; legislator. [1350 1400; ME lawe maker. See LAW1, MAKER] * * * … Universalium