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[uh-noo-i-tnt, uh-nyoo-]
  1. a person who receives an annuity.
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Origin of annuitant

First recorded in 1710–20; annuit(y) + -ant
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Examples from the Web for annuitant

Historical Examples of annuitant

  • The holder of an annuity is called an annuitant, and the person on whose life the annuity depends is called the nominee.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2


  • From time to time he went to see his annuitant, just as one goes in July to see when the harvest is likely to begin.

  • Such an event, however, is almost as rare as resignation of an office-holder or the death of an annuitant.

British Dictionary definitions for annuitant


  1. a person in receipt of or entitled to an annuity
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