[tawrt-fee-zer, -zawr, -fee-]
- a person who commits a tort.
Origin of tortfeasor
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- law a person guilty of tort
C17: from Old French, literally: wrongdoer, from tort + faiseur, from faire to do
Word Origin and History for tort-feasor
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