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EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman suytour, seuter, from Late Latin secutor (follower, pursuer).

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NounEdit

suitor (plural suitors)

  1. (law) a party to a suit or litigation
  2. one who sues, petitions, solicits, or entreats; a petitioner
  3. one who sues for the hand of a woman in marriage; a wooer; one who courts a mistress

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VerbEdit

suitor (third-person singular simple present suitors, present participle suitoring, simple past and past participle suitored)

  1. To play the suitor; to woo; to make love.

ReferencesEdit

  • suitor in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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