Definition of Defaulter

1. Noun. Someone who fails to make a required appearance in court.

Generic synonyms: Absentee



2. Noun. Someone who fails to meet a financial obligation.
Exact synonyms: Deadbeat
Specialized synonyms: Deadbeat Dad
Generic synonyms: Debitor, Debtor
Derivative terms: Default

3. Noun. A contestant who forfeits a match.
Generic synonyms: Contestant

Definition of Defaulter

1. n. One who makes default; one who fails to appear in court when court when called.

Definition of Defaulter

1. Noun. one who fails to fulfill an obligation or perform a task, especially a legal or financial one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Defaulter

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Defaulter

defaste
defat
defatigable
defatigate
defatigation
defats
defatted
defatting
default
default judgement
default judgment
default on
default option
defaultable
defaulted
defaulter (current term)
defaulters
defaultiness
defaulting
defaults
defaulty
defeasance
defeasanced
defeasances
defeasaunce
defeasibilities
defeasibility
defeasible
defeasible fee
defeasible fees

Literary usage of Defaulter

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1. Auditing Theory and Practice by Robert Hiester Montgomery (1912)
"There is only one safe rule, and that is to calculate every possible source of income open to the defaulter, the maximum amount of such income, ..."

2. A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day by George Saintsbury (1908)
"Jonson, the principal exception in criticism defaulter. generally, had intended to be an exception here also. At the beginning of his unfinished English ..."

3. Chitty's Index to All the Reported Cases Decided in the Several Courts of by Edward Chitty (1888)
"defaulter. 2. The rules of the Stock Exchange as to defaulting members of the body ... Two members of the body act as official assignees of the defaulter, ..."

4. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1883)
"No member shall attempt to enforce by law a claim arising out of Stock Exchange transactions against a member or defaulter, or against the principal of a ..."

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