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fact finder

noun

Definition of fact finder

  1. :  one that tries to determine the realities of a case, situation, or relationship; especially :  an impartial examiner designated by a government agency to appraise the facts underlying a particular matter (as a labor dispute)

fact–finding noun or adjective


1926

First Known Use of fact finder

1926


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