[kong-gris-pur-suh n]

noun (often initial capital letter)

Origin of congressperson

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

Usage note

See -person. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for congressperson

Contemporary Examples of congressperson

  • Those tickets are free, but “controlled” by Congress; “be in touch with your Congressperson or Senator,” the Obama people suggest.

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    Inaugural Hell

    Lyric Winik

    January 4, 2009