suitor

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suitor (plural suitors)

  1. (law) A party to a suit or litigation.
  2. One who sues, petitions, solicits, or entreats; a petitioner.
  3. One who sues for the hand of a woman in marriage; a wooer; one who courts a mistress.

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suitor (third-person singular simple present suitors, present participle suitoring, simple past and past participle suitored)

  1. To play the suitor; to woo; to make love.

References[edit]

  • suitor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911