lawmaker

[ law-mey-ker ]
/ ˈlɔˌmeɪ kər /

noun

a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.

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Origin of lawmaker

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

OTHER WORDS FROM lawmaker

law·mak·ing, noun, adjective

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