HyperDic: legislator

English > 1 sense of the word legislator:
NOUNperson legislatorsomeone who makes or enacts laws
legislator > pronunciation
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > legislator: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who makes or enacts laws.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
InstancesBenton, Thomas Hart Benton, Old BullionUnited States legislator who opposed the use of paper currency (1782-1858)
NarrowerParliamentarian, Member of ParliamentAn elected member of the British Parliament
backbencherA member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader
congressman, congresswoman, representativeA member of the United States House of Representatives
crossbencherA member of the House of Commons who does not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition
deputyA member of the lower chamber of a legislative assembly (such as in France)
filibuster, filibustererA legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
floor leaderThe legislator who organizes his party's strategy
frontbencherA member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party
majority leaderleader of the majority party in a legislature
minority leaderleader of the minority party in a legislature
senatorA member of a senate
whip, party whipA legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline / discipline
Broaderlawgiver, lawmakerA maker of laws
politicianA leader engaged in civil administration
Spanishlegisladora, legislador
Nounslegislatorshipthe office of legislator
Verbslegislatemake laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

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