Definition for SUIT'OR


  1. One that sues or prosecutes a demand of right in law, as a plaintif, petitioner or appellant.
  2. One who attends a court, whether plaintif, defendant, petitioner, appellant, witness, juror and the like. These, in legal phraseology, are all included in the word sailors.
  3. A petitioner; an applicant. She hath been a suitor to me for her brother. – Shak.
  4. One who solicits a woman in marriage; a wooer; a lover.

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