encumbrancer

[ en-kuhm-bruh n-ser ]
/ ɛnˈkʌm brən sər /

noun Law.

a person who holds an encumbrance.

Nearby words

  1. encryption,
  2. enculturate,
  3. enculturation,
  4. encumber,
  5. encumbrance,
  6. ency.,
  7. encyclical,
  8. encyclopaedia,
  9. encyclopedia,
  10. encyclopedic

Origin of encumbrancer

First recorded in 1855–60; encumbrance + -er1

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


British Dictionary definitions for encumbrancer

encumbrancer

/ (ɪnˈkʌmbrənsə) /

noun

law a person who holds an encumbrance on property belonging to another
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012