noun Date: 1972 a congressman or congresswoman

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  • congressperson — [käŋ′grispʉr΄sən] n. [often C ] CONGRESSMAN: used to avoid the masculine implication of congressman …   English World dictionary

  • congressperson — UK [ˈkɒŋɡresˌpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsˌpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms congressperson : singular congressperson plural congresspeople UK [ˈkɒŋɡresˌpiːp(ə)l] / US [ˈkɑŋɡrəsˌpɪp(ə)l] someone who is a member of the US congress, especially… …   English dictionary

  • congressperson — [[t]kɒ̱ŋgrɪspɜː(r)s(ə)n[/t]] congresspeople N COUNT A congressperson is a member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives …   English dictionary

  • congressperson — /kong gris perr seuhn/, n. (often cap.) congressmember. [1970 75; CONGRESS(MAN) + PERSON] Usage. See person. * * * …   Universalium

  • congressperson — noun A congressman or congresswoman …   Wiktionary

  • congressperson — con|gress|per|son [ kaŋgrəs,pɜrsn ] (plural con|gress|peo|ple [ kaŋgrəs,pipl ] ) noun count someone who is a member of the U.S. Congress, especially the House of Representatives …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • congressperson — con•gress•per•son [[t]ˈkɒŋ grɪsˌpɜr sən[/t]] n. gov (often cap.) a member of a congress, esp. of the U.S. House of Representatives • Etymology: 1970–75 usage: See person …   From formal English to slang

  • congressperson — ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ noun : a member of a congress ; especially often capitalized : a member of the United States House of Representatives …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shadow congressperson — The offices of shadow representative and shadow senator are elective offices in the District of Columbia.In 1978, the District of Columbia Voting Rights Amendment was proposed to the Constitution of the United States that would have given the… …   Wikipedia

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