Definition of legislator in English:


Syllabification: leg·is·la·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈlejəˌslādər


A person who makes laws; a member of a legislative body.
More example sentences
  • The legislator must have intended to have the money paid back to the person who paid it.
  • What has the right to vote for the president and the legislators brought for them?
  • Does the rule that a legislator be present to vote make sense, or is it merely an anachronism?


late 15th century: from Latin legis lator, literally 'proposer of a law', from lex 'law' and lator 'proposer, mover' (see also legislation).

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