noun. (law) any pleading that attacks the legal sufficiency of the opponent's pleadings.
noun. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him.
- due process
- due process of law
noun. (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings.
- action at law
- legal action
Sentences with demurrer
1. Noun, singular or mass
The court can deny the demurrer in which case, the defendant is given a time in which she must answer the complaint.