Meaning of “congressman” in the English Dictionary


"congressman" in English

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congressmannoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒŋ.ɡres.mən/ us /ˈkɑːŋ.ɡres.mən/ plural -men uk /-mən/ us

Examples from literature

  • At last the congressman rose to make a speech. 
  • His audacity and his intense zeal won the admiration of President Madison and his cabinet, as well as many congressmen. 
  • Many Congressmen in their speeches, made all manner of fun of the bill. 
  • The congressman did not reply immediately. 
  • These four Congressmen played a curiously dramatic part before they got back to Washington. 

(Definition of “congressman” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"congressman" in American English

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congressmannoun [ C ]

us /ˈkɑŋ·ɡrəs·mən/ plural -men /-mən, -ˌmen/

a member of the US House of Representatives; a representative

(Definition of “congressman” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)