- a person who makes or enacts law; legislator.
Origin of lawmaker
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Examples from the Web for lawmaker
Yes, the future lawmaker built up a full-service Santa business with a sleigh pulled by real reindeer.Kerry Bentivolio: The Congressman Who Believes in Santa Claus
December 24, 2014
Mitchell has close ties with Sen. Jerry Tillman, the lawmaker who sponsored the bill.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’
October 15, 2014
So far, according to this lawmaker, the CIA has trained no more than 3,000 rebels since 2012 out of the Jordanian base.Obama Taps Star General to Build Syrian Rebel Army to Fight ISIS
Josh Rogin, Eli Lake
September 21, 2014
There have been reports that an Arizona lawmaker plans to introduce a similar bill in the next session.Where Kids as Young as 5 Learn to Shoot Automatic Weapons
September 10, 2014
By targeting the 2008 law, Cuellar and Cornyn set up a confrontation with another Texas lawmaker, Sen. Ted Cruz.A Texas Democrat Tries to Fix the Border
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
August 19, 2014
The lawmaker cannot tell exactly where the weight will fall.The Principles of Economics
Frank A. Fetter
Law and lawmaker, as well as agent and principal, are inseparably interlocked.Memoirs of Orange Jacobs
She is weak along the lines where the lawmaker must be strong.Anti-Suffrage Essays
When he stood up and delivered his inaugural speech, he said this, "The intent of the lawmaker is the law."Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 7.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
It affirms a Lawmaker as well as a Law, a Providence as well as an uniform sequence of events.
Word Origin and History for lawmaker
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