Tortfeasor meaning

tôrtfēzər
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One that commits a tort.
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A person who commits a tort; a wrongdoer.
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Origin of tortfeasor

  • Middle French tortfaiseur wrongdoer tort wrong, injury (from Old French tort) faiseur doer (from Old French) (faire, fais- to do feasible) (-eur -er, -or –or1)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition