Definition of congressman in English:


Line breaks: con|gress|man
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒŋgrɛsmən
(or congresswoman)

noun (plural congressmen or congresswomen)

A member of the US Congress (also used as a form of address): [as title]: Congressman Bob Smithers
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  • The measures that have been taken are calculated to intimidate not only the general public, but the congressmen and senators as well.
  • Unfortunately, our senators and congressmen have not been smart enough or well prepared enough to do the job.
  • This is an off-year election, meaning we choose senators and congressmen, not a president.

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