ad·​just·​er | \ ə-ˈjə-stər How to pronounce adjuster (audio) \
variants: or less commonly adjustor

Definition of adjuster

: one that adjusts especially : an insurance agent who investigates personal or property damage and makes estimates for effecting settlements

Examples of adjuster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Tuesday, Jasmine Nguyen toured the space with an insurance adjuster who didn’t think anything could be saved. oregonlive, 5 Jan. 2022 Logan Sesnan, 30, waited for an insurance adjuster Tuesday outside the two walls left standing of what used to be his and his fiancé's home in Bremen. The Courier-Journal, 16 Dec. 2021 In that case, add a small drop of blue to the foundation and mix it like an adjuster. Jessica Ourisman, Allure, 12 Dec. 2021 Policyholders have 10 days to cancel public adjuster contracts. Ron Hurtibise,, 24 Oct. 2021 The idea of an insurance adjuster is a bit of a misnomer. Randall Lane, Forbes, 10 Sep. 2021 In one of Massucci’s early cases, the slaying of young insurance adjuster Katrina Froeschle, the detective learned the high bar the state must clear to seek the death penalty. Dan Sullivan,, 4 Sep. 2021 The emails show that Allcat adjuster Gair Allie inspected Vandewalle’s roof and scored it for replacement. Dave Lieber, Dallas News, 23 July 2021 Ometu, a University of Texas at San Antonio graduate and insurance adjuster, seeks an unspecified amount of money for compensatory and punitive damages. Emilie Eaton, San Antonio Express-News, 21 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of adjuster

1673, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adjuster

adjust + -er entry 2

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The first known use of adjuster was in 1673

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20 Jan 2022

Cite this Entry

“Adjuster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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