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[kong-gris-pur-suh n]
noun (often initial capital letter)
  1. congressmember.
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Origin of congressperson

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

Usage note

See -person.
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Related Words for congresspeople

lawmaker, senator, leader, legislator, officeholder, commissioner, deputy, agent, member, delegate, lawyer, counselor, partisan, boss, speaker, orator, president, chieftain, grandstander, democrat

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