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Meaning of SUITOR

Pronunciation:  'sootur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a man who courts a woman; "a suer for the hand of the princess"
 

SUITOR is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: suer, wooer
 
 See Also: admirer, adorer, prince charming

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suit"or\, n.
1. One who sues, petitions, or entreats; a petitioner; an
   applicant.

         She hath been a suitor to me for her brother.
                                               --Shak.

2. Especially, one who solicits a woman in marriage; a wooer;
   a lover. --Sir P. Sidney.

3.
   (a) (Law) One who sues or prosecutes a demand in court; a
       party to a suit, as a plaintiff, petitioner, etc.
   (b) (O. Eng. Law) One who attends a court as plaintiff,
       defendant, petitioner, appellant, witness, juror, or
       the like.

 

 

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