Law Dictionary

negligent entrustment

noun negligent en·trust·ment \-in-ˈtrəst-mənt\

Legal Definition of negligent entrustment

  1. :  the entrusting of a dangerous article (as a motor vehicle) to one who is reckless or too inexperienced or incompetent to use it safely; also :  a theory or doctrine making one liable for injury caused by a party to whom one negligently entrusted something

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up negligent entrustment? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!