[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

Examples from the Web for assemblyman

Contemporary Examples of assemblyman

Historical Examples of assemblyman

  • It is done in this way: a grafter becomes an assemblyman, and with others lays a plan of graft.

  • "And the people have no voice at all; why, that's tyranny," a professor Assemblyman added.

    Space Viking

    Henry Beam Piper

  • No corrupt Senator or Assemblyman could live in their atmosphere.

  • For this purpose he sent the assemblyman a courteously-worded request for the loan of a very scarce book which was in his library.

    Makers of Electricity

    Brother Potamian

  • Assemblyman Dr. Liebknecht: We are also without comprehensive statistics in regard to the inmates of our prisons.

British Dictionary definitions for assemblyman


noun plural -men

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