Definition of examinant in English:

examinant

Pronunciation /ɪɡˈzamɪnənt//ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/

noun

  • A person conducting a judicial or academic examination.

    • ‘He insisted that examinants should go again to the house of John Campbell.’
    • ‘This examinant asked the child how she came by this nail.’
    • ‘Boile hath confessed to this examinant and others that he had in Connaught 360 plough-lands and thirty-eight parsonages.’
    • ‘These examinants are unable to obtain access to the said books, papers and documents.’
    • ‘He would be incensed at having been entrapped by an ignorant enthusiastic declaimer into an admiration of objects whose authenticity may be questioned by the first cool examinant.’
    tester, questioner, interviewer, assessor, marker, inspector
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Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin examinant- ‘weighing, testing’, from the verb examinare (see examine).

Pronunciation

examinant

/ɪɡˈzamɪnənt//ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/