Definition of borrower in English:



  • 1A person or organization that takes and uses something belonging to someone else with the intention of returning it:

    ‘my last pair of secateurs were ruined by a careless borrower’
    ‘hundreds of thousands of borrowers of aircraft fly without any insurance’
    1. 1.1 A person or organization that takes out a loan from a bank under an agreement to pay it back later, typically with interest:
      ‘most mortgage borrowers pay far too much interest’
      ‘companies that provided credit cards to high-risk borrowers’
    2. 1.2 A person who is registered to take books from a library for a fixed period of time:
      ‘her books continue to be popular among library borrowers into the twenty-first century’