or mort·gag·er

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Origin of mortgagor

First recorded in 1575–85; mortgage + -or2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for mortgagor

defaulter, borrower, account, bankrupt, deadbeat, risk, welsher, mortgagor

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British Dictionary definitions for mortgagor



  1. property law a person who borrows money by mortgaging his property to the lender as security
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Word Origin and History for mortgagor

1580s, agent noun in Latin form from mortgage (v.). Native form mortgager attested from 1630s.

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