A person involved in a lawsuit.
More example sentences
- So judges and magistrates are not subject to litigation from disgruntled litigants.
- They are for the external direction of litigants and litigators.
- I was unable to obtain a lawyer in these matters because Legal Aid does not provide legal aid to litigants who are in civil matters.
adjective[postpositive] archaic Back to top
mid 17th century: from French, from Latin litigant- 'carrying on a lawsuit', from the verb litigare (see litigate).