tort feasor

tortfeasor

[tawrt-fee-zer, -zawr, -fee-]
noun Law.
a person who commits a tort.
Also, tort-feasor.


Origin:
1650–60; < Anglo-French tortfesor wrongdoer (French tortfaiseur). See tort, feasance, -or2

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tortfeasor

noun
a party who has committed a tort [syn: tort-feasor
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