[ law-mey-ker ]
/ ˈlɔˌmeɪ kər /


a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.

Origin of lawmaker

First recorded in 1350–1400, lawmaker is from the Middle English word lawe maker. See law1, maker

Related forms

law·mak·ing, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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