Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who is a member of the US Congress, especially of the House of Representatives.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A member of the United States Congress, especially of the House of Representatives.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A member of the Congress of the United States, esp. of the House of Representatives.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A male member of congress.
  • noun US A male member of the House of Representatives

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a member of the United States House of Representatives

Etymologies

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congress +‎ -man

Examples

  • While Mr. Hoeffel, a former three-term congressman, is short on campaign funds, he will probably do well in Philadelphia and its four suburban counties, which have many liberal-leaning Democrats.

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  • While Mr. Hoeffel, a former three-term congressman, is short on campaign funds, he will probably do well in Philadelphia and its four suburban counties, which have many liberal-leaning Democrats.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • While Mr. Hoeffel, a former three-term congressman, is short on campaign funds, he will probably do well in Philadelphia and its four suburban counties, which have many liberal-leaning Democrats.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Now he is putting his executive operation in the hands of a three-term congressman from the Polish and Catholic precincts of District 5 and a onetime protege of Mayor Richard M. Daley.

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  • Sestak left the Navy in January 2006 and is now a second-term congressman from the Philadelphia suburbs.

    Joe Sestak Calls On Obama To Produce Afghanistan Benchmarks

  • Sestak left the Navy in January 2006 and is now a second-term congressman from the Philadelphia suburbs.

    Joe Sestak Calls On Obama To Produce Afghanistan Benchmarks

  • Mr. Blumenauer, a seven-term congressman, is bracing for a tough vote on sending more troops to Afghanistan while he frets about the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay remaining open.

    President Barack Obama

  • Mr. Blumenauer, a seven-term congressman, is bracing for a tough vote on sending more troops to Afghanistan while he frets about the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay remaining open.

    Oregon's Earl Blumenauer On Barack Obama In The New York Times

  • Mr. Blumenauer, a seven-term congressman, is bracing for a tough vote on sending more troops to Afghanistan while he frets about the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay remaining open.

    Oregon

  • Mr. Blumenauer, a seven-term congressman, is bracing for a tough vote on sending more troops to Afghanistan while he frets about the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay remaining open.

    The Rev. Chuck Currie:

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