Definition of testator in English:


Syllabification: tes·ta·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈtestātər


A person who has made a will or given a legacy.
More example sentences
  • A personal representative has an action of account as the testator or intestate might have had if he or she had lived.
  • It, also, is a duty to take care to ensure that effect is given to the testator's testamentary intentions.
  • But, by making his trustees the sole judges of a question a testator does not entirely exclude recourse to the court by persons aggrieved by the trustees' decision.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French testatour, from Latin testator, from the verb testari 'testify'.

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