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petitioner

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of petitioner

  1. one who asks earnestly for a favor or gift <the lottery winner was beset by a horde of petitioners, all of whom thought that they were most deserving of his charity> Synonyms supplicant, pleader, solicitor, suitor, suppliantRelated Words beggar, mendicant, panhandler; cadger, moocher, schnorrer; asker, requester, suer




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