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DEFAULTER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does defaulter mean? 

DEFAULTER (noun)
  The noun DEFAULTER has 3 senses:

1. someone who fails to make a required appearance in court
2. someone who fails to meet a financial obligation
3. a contestant who forfeits a match

  Familiarity information: DEFAULTER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


DEFAULTER (noun)


Sense 1defaulter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who fails to make a required appearance in court

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("defaulter" is a kind of...):

absentee (one that is absent or not in residence)


Sense 2defaulter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who fails to meet a financial obligation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

deadbeat; defaulter

Hypernyms ("defaulter" is a kind of...):

debitor; debtor (a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "defaulter"):

deadbeat dad (a father who defaults on his obligation to provide financial support for his offspring)


Sense 3defaulter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A contestant who forfeits a match

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("defaulter" is a kind of...):

contestant (a person who participates in competitions)


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