congressperson

[kong-gris-pur-suh n]

noun (often initial capital letter)


Nearby words

  1. congressional district,
  2. congressional record,
  3. congressman,
  4. congressman-at-large,
  5. congressmember,
  6. congresswoman,
  7. congreve,
  8. congreve, william,
  9. congruence,
  10. congruency

Origin of congressperson

First recorded in 1970–75; congress(man) + -person

Usage note

See -person.

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