Definition of litigant
: one engaged in a lawsuit
Recent Examples of litigant from the Web
Once Landrieu secured a 6-1 City Council vote in December 2015 authorizing removal, the Monumental Task Committee was the primary litigant attempting to seek court orders to halt the removal.
A few seconds after dismissing the jury with his thanks, Federal Judge Vince Chhabria of San Francisco uttered words no litigant probably likes to hear.
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First Known Use of litigant
LITIGANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of litigant for English Language Learners
law : a person who is involved in a lawsuit : someone who is suing another person or is being sued by another person
Legal Definition of litigant
: an active party to litigation
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