What does the word defaulter mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • One who defaults; an embezzler.

Usage examples for defaulter

  1. The natural impulse of that defaulter under those circumstances would be to blurt out with it; at least so I believe. – Representative Plays by American Dramatists: 1856-1911: The Moth and the Flame by Clyde Fitch
  2. He said that it will ruin him to pay that sum, but that he must do so rather than his son should be branded as a defaulter. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  3. Furthermore, should the bank, as often happens, agree to accept a sum from the defaulter and not trouble him further, the agreement would be no bar to an action by the state against him. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles