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defaulter

[ dih-fawl-ter ]
/ dɪˈfɔl tər /
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noun
a person who defaults or fails to fulfill an obligation, especially a legal or financial one.
British. a soldier convicted by court-martial.
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Origin of defaulter

First recorded in 1660–70; default + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for defaulter

defaulter
/ (dɪˈfɔːltə) /

noun
a person who defaults
mainly British a person, esp a soldier, who has broken the disciplinary code of his service
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