co·​ex·​ec·​u·​tor ˌkō-ig-ˈze-k(y)ə-tər How to pronounce coexecutor (audio)
variants or co-executor
plural coexecutors or co-executors
: an executor who shares the duties of carrying out the provisions of a will with another : a joint executor
She and her brother were named coexecutors of the estate.

Examples of coexecutor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Vernon died in 1979, and his will named Priscilla, his and Elvis' longtime accountant and the National Bank of Commerce in Memphis as coexecutors of Elvis' estate until Lisa Marie turned 25. Brianne Tracy, Peoplemag, 8 Mar. 2023 The coexecutors, Darren Indyke and Richard Kahn, did not return requests for comment. New York Times, 4 Feb. 2020 The estate’s coexecutors, Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, could not be reached for comment. Washington Post, 16 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coexecutor was in the 14th century

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“Coexecutor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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