Arbiter elegantiarum—The arbitrator of elegances; 25 the master of the ceremonies.
He occupied all governmental offices, and was the arbitrator of domestic life.
The two have a sharp dispute, which is summed up by sop as arbitrator.
For how should they choose an enemy in arms to be arbitrator?
The doctor left him for a moment outside while he interviewed the arbitrator of his fate.
Yes, very likely there would be if they had not appointed me as arbitrator.
But few people would guess the arbitrator of whom I made choice.
President Hayes was the arbitrator and he decided in favour of Paraguay in 1878.
What arbitrator shall I call in to judge of your resentment, and of my punishment?
Kings and princes dreaded him, and accepted him as arbitrator in their quarrels.
early 15c., from Old French arbitratour (13c.), from Latin arbitrator "a spectator, hearer, witness, judge," agent noun from past participle stem of arbitrari, from arbiter (see arbiter). The legal form of popular arbiter; in modern usage, an arbiter makes decisions of his own accord and is accountable to no one but himself; an arbitrator (early 15c.) decides issues referred to him by the parties.