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

Definition of coexecutor

: 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 The coexecutors, Darren Indyke and Richard Kahn, did not return requests for comment. New York Times, "Jeffrey Epstein’s Mystery Bank Came Alive After His Death," 4 Feb. 2020 The estate’s coexecutors, Darren K. Indyke and Richard D. Kahn, could not be reached for comment. Washington Post, "Lawsuit says Jeffrey Epstein trafficked and abused girls on his private island as recently as 2018," 16 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of coexecutor

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Coexecutor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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