- The definition of a lawmaker is a person who makes and passes bills, statutes and other regulations.
A senator who helps to pass a bill so that it becomes the rule of the land is an example of a lawmaker.
lawmaker definition by Webster's New World
a person who makes or helps to make laws; esp., a member of a legislature; legislator
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- lawmaking adjective, noun
lawmaker definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One who makes or enacts laws; a legislator. Also called lawgiver.
- lawˈmakˌing noun