Definition of tortfeasor in English:

tortfeasor

Syllabification: tort·fea·sor
Pronunciation: /ˈtôrtˌfēzər, -zôr
 
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noun

Law
  • A person who commits a tort.
    More example sentences
    • Neither court expressly dealt with the question whether the section affected the common law rule that only one sum can be awarded in a single proceeding for the one tort committed by joint tortfeasors.
    • If the supervening event is a tort, the second tortfeasor should be responsible for the additional devaluation caused by him…
    • Where one person instigates another to commit a tort they are joint tortfeasors.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Old French tort-fesor, from tort 'wrong' and fesor 'doer'.

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