- a person or thing that pursues.
- Scots Law, Ecclesiastical Law. a plaintiff or complainant.
Origin of pursuer
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Examples from the Web for pursuer
As Ian Thomson describes in the TLS this week, the cars drew level, and Mussolini pulled over to confront his pursuer.The Best of Brit Lit
July 2, 2010
It was equally vain,––his pursuer did not falter for an instant.Chronicles of Border Warfare
Alexander Scott Withers
By his dress he knew that he was his pursuer and Spurling's slayer.Murder Point
Phineas did not wait, but even so his pursuer caught him before he reached the gate.Shavings
Joseph C. Lincoln
He 41 kept on, half-turned in the saddle, watching his pursuer keenly.The Coyote
Her pursuer was no other than her self-constituted lover, Don Gregorio.An Old Sailor's Yarns
Word Origin and History for pursuer
late 14c., agent noun from pursue.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper