A person involved in a lawsuit.
- 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.
Mid 17th century: from French, from Latin litigant- 'carrying on a lawsuit', from the verb litigare (see litigate).
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