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[uh-sem-blee-muh n] /əˈsɛm bli mən/
noun, plural assemblymen.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a member of a legislative assembly, especially a member of the lower house of the legislature in certain states of the U.S.
Origin of assemblyman
First recorded in 1640-50; assembly + -man
Usage note
See -man. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The assemblyman changed his mind; that wasn't tyranny, it was anarchy.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • "And the people have no voice at all; why, that's tyranny," a professor assemblyman added.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • assemblyman Brown complained, "There's entirely too much talk about reaction."

  • On investigation they found that Mr. Sage, the assemblyman, had crawled into the pipe.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
  • No corrupt Senator or assemblyman could live in their atmosphere.

  • assemblyman Liebknecht: I have told you only what I heard with my own ears.

  • The Senator was conducted to the stage and introduced by assemblyman Ballard.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • Noonan's bartender is on the ticket with you as assemblyman.

    The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
British Dictionary definitions for assemblyman


noun (pl) -men
(sometimes capital) a member of an assembly, esp a legislature
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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