payer

noun pay·er \ ˈpā-ər \
variants: or less commonly payor play \ˈpā-ər, (ˌ)pā-ˈȯr\
|Updated on: 28 Jul 2018

Definition of payer

: one that pays; especially : the person by whom a bill or note has been or should be paid
  • He is a prompt bill payer.

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First Known Use of payer

14th century

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  • : a person, organization, etc., that pays or is responsible for paying something


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