The definition of a debtor is someone who owes money or an obligation to a creditor.(noun)
If you owe money on your credit cards, this is an example of a time when you are a debtor.
See debtor in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: altered (after L) < ME dettur < OFr detor < L debitor < debitus, pp. of debere: see debt
See debtor in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English dettour
Origin: , from Old French dettor
Origin: , from Latin dēbitor
Origin: , from dēbitus
Origin: , past participle of dēbēre, to owe; see debt.
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