reversionary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

reversion +‎ -ary

Noun[edit]

reversionary (plural reversionaries)

  1. A reversioner.

Adjective[edit]

reversionary (comparative more reversionary, superlative most reversionary)

  1. Pertaining to reversion, especially that of an estate.
    a reversionary interest or right
    • Howard Nemerov
      Small animals
      Began to mooch around and climb up this
      Reversionary desk and dustable heirloom.