[ uh-juhs-ter ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tər /


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


or ad·jus·tor

[ uh-juhs-ter ]
/ əˈdʒʌs tər /


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for adjustor
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper