taxpayer

[taks-pey-er]

noun

a person who pays a tax or is subject to taxation.
a temporary building that yields rent sufficient only to pay the taxes on the property on which it stands.

Nearby words

  1. taxol,
  2. taxon,
  3. taxonomic,
  4. taxonomy,
  5. taxpaid,
  6. tay,
  7. tay-sachs,
  8. tay-sachs disease,
  9. tayberry,
  10. taylor

Origin of taxpayer

First recorded in 1810–20; tax + payer

Related formstax·pay·ing, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for taxpayer

taxpayer

noun

a person or organization that pays taxes or is liable to taxation
Derived Formstaxpaying, adjective

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Word Origin and History for taxpayer

taxpayer

n.

1816, from tax (n.) + payer.

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