Origin of complainant
Examples from the Web for complainant
They must assess the credibility of the complainant with an understanding that those both strong and weak are vulnerable.
Then there is any person who encountered or spoke to the complainant in the aftermath of the supposed liaison.Ray Kelly’s Bad Week: NYPD Chief Sees Son Greg Accused of Rape|Michael Daly|January 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All of those identified by the complainant denied any knowledge of wrongful conduct by the associate coach.ESPN, Local Paper Sat on Syracuse Sex-Abuse Tape for Years|Allen Barra|November 29, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Justice said she did not know the identity of the second complainant.
The reply was unexpected; Adriance looked towards the complainant's voice.A Man's Hearth|Eleanor M. Ingram
I shall take care, though, that your punishment is one which shall neither be heavy to you nor serviceable to the complainant.Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi|Joseph Grimaldi
In Massachusetts it has always been required that the complainant shall be first examined on his oath.
He defied the complainant to proceed with his charge, and dared the Magistrate to convict him.The Treaty of Waitangi|T. Lindsay Buick
The sleeves of the garments which were worn by the complainant were produced in court, saturated with blood.Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore|Charles Hardwick
early 15c., from Old French complaignant, present participle of complaindre (see complain). The present participle also was used as a noun in Middle French.