A person who makes a purchase; a buyer: the gullible emptor had it coming for a long time
More example sentences
- It's up to you, the poor emptor, to manage the caveat side of this relationship all by yourself.
- All emptors should do their research.
- To sell a book to a publisher, you need three things: a hook, a line, and an emptor.
late 19th century: Latin, from emere 'to buy'.
Definition of emptor in:
- The US English dictionary