Congressman, Congresswoman

noun
ADJECTIVE
Democratic, Republican
conservative, liberal
local
leading
incumbent
four-term, eight-term, etc.
freshman (AmE)
former
VERB + CONGRESSMAN/CONGRESSWOMAN
elect (sb), re-elect (sb)

He was elected congressman in 1997.

lobby
contact, write

Many people have written their congressmen with complaints.

CONGRESSMAN/CONGRESSWOMAN + VERB
call for sth

a leading congressman who's calling for a crackdown on illegal aliens


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • congressman — 1780, in reference to members of U.S. CONGRESS (Cf. Congress), and it first appears in a piece of abuse (written by a Loyalist): Ye coxcomb Congressmen, declaimers keen, Brisk puppets of the Philadelphia scene ... Congresswoman attested from 1918 …   Etymology dictionary

  • congressman — (or congresswoman) ► NOUN ▪ a male (or female) member of the US Congress …   English terms dictionary

  • congressman — Synonyms and related words: MP, Member of Congress, Member of Parliament, alderman, assemblyman, chosen freeholder, city father, congresswoman, councilman, floor leader, lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, majority leader, minority leader, party whip …   Moby Thesaurus

  • congressman — (or congresswoman) noun (plural congressmen or congresswomen) a member of the US Congress …   English new terms dictionary

  • congressman — /ˈkɒŋgrəsmən/ (say konggruhsmuhn) noun (plural congressmen) (often upper case) a male member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives. {congress + man} –congresswoman, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • congressman — n. (pl. men; fem. congresswoman, pl. women) a member of the US Congress …   Useful english dictionary

  • congresswoman — noun a member of the United States House of Representatives • Syn: ↑congressman, ↑representative • Hypernyms: ↑legislator • Hyponyms: ↑rep …   Useful english dictionary

  • Susan Davis (Congresswoman) — Infobox Congressman name =Susan Davis date of birth= birth date and age|1944|04|14 place of birth= Cambridge, Massachusetts alma mater=University of California, Berkeley, University of North Carolina occupation=social worker state = California… …   Wikipedia

  • -woman — a combining form of woman: chairwoman; forewoman; spokeswoman. Usage. Feminine compounds ending in WOMAN are equivalent to the masculine compounds in MAN. When the person referred to is a woman, the feminine form is often, but not always, used:… …   Universalium

  • -woman — a combining form of woman: chairwoman; forewoman; spokeswoman. Usage. Feminine compounds ending in WOMAN are equivalent to the masculine compounds in MAN. When the person referred to is a woman, the feminine form is often, but not always, used:… …   Useful english dictionary

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