Definitions for: Litigant


[n] (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"



Webster (1913) Definition: Lit"i*gant, a. [L. litigans, -antis, p. pr. of
litigare: cf. F. litigant. See Litigate.]
Disposed to litigate; contending in law; engaged in a
lawsuit; as, the parties litigant. --Ayliffe.


Lit"i*gant, n.
A person engaged in a lawsuit.

Synonyms: litigator

See Also: appellant, complainant, defendant, filer, party, plaintiff, plaintiff in error, prevailing party, suspect

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