adjustor

[ uh-juhs-ter ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tər /

noun


Nearby words

  1. adjusted gross income,
  2. adjuster,
  3. adjustive,
  4. adjustment,
  5. adjustment disorder,
  6. adjutancy,
  7. adjutant,
  8. adjutant bird,
  9. adjutant general,
  10. adjutant stork

Origin of adjustor


Related formsnon·ad·jus·tor, noun

adjuster

or ad·jus·tor

[ uh-juhs-ter ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tər /

noun

a person or thing that adjusts.
an insurance company representative who investigates claims and makes settlement recommendations based on the estimate of the damages and the company's liability.

Origin of adjuster

First recorded in 1665–75; adjust + -er1

Related formsnon·ad·just·er, noun

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Word Origin and History for adjustor
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