debtor

Part of speech: noun

One who is in debt.

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Usage examples "debtor":

  1. It is hardly surprising that the debtor classes were not enthusiastic over this outcome. - "The United States Since The Civil War", Charles Ramsdell Lingley.
  2. Hardly an Arab in the country was not the Colony's debtor for disinterested help, direct or indirect, at some time in some way. - "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.
  3. B is silent before t or after m in the same syllable; as in debt, debtor, doubt, dumb, lamb, climb, tomb. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.