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noun. ['dɪˈfɛndənt'] a person or institution against whom an action is brought in a court of law; the person being sued or accused.
- -ant (English)
- -ant (Middle English (1100-1500))
- defend (English)
- defenden (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Defendant
How do you spell defendant? Is it defendent ?
A common misspelling of defendant is defendent
Sentences with defendant
1. Noun, singular or mass
A defendant who cannot find a new cosigner may have to return to jail.
noun. a defendant who has been joined together with one or more other defendants in a single action.