coproprietor

noun co·pro·pri·e·tor \ (ˌ)kō-prə-ˈprī-ə-tər \
variants: or co-proprietor

Definition of coproprietor

plural coproprietors or co-proprietors
:one of two or more joint proprietors
  • Leah Chase, known as the Queen of Creole Cuisine, has hosted countless TV shows, and is the co-proprietor of the restaurant that bears the name of her husband's parents.
  • —Dwight Brown

First Known Use of coproprietor

1796


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