[uh-sem-blee-muh n]

noun, plural as·sem·bly·men.

(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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -men

(sometimes capital) a member of an assembly, esp a legislature
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