Simple Definition of claimant
: a person who believes that he or she has a right to something (such as an amount of money) : a person who claims something
Full Definition of claimant
: one that asserts a right or title <a claimant to an estate>; also : claimer 1
Examples of claimant in a sentence
They are claimants to the dead man's estate.
Claimants will need to fill out the appropriate paperwork.
a dispute between two claimants to the throne
First Known Use of claimant
Legal Definition of claimant
: one that asserts a claim especially formally
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