ostensible partner

noun

Definition of ostensible partner

  1. :  one who holds himself out as a member of an actual partnership or one apparently existing or consenting to the partners or apparent partners representing him as such though as between themselves he is no partner :  a partner by estoppel and liable as such to those relying thereon

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