Definition of readjuster in English:

readjuster

noun

  • 1A person who readjusts something.

  • 2US. Also with capital initial. A citizen of Virginia who advocated a reduction of the debt incurred by that state before the Civil War; specifically a member of a political faction that supported this position, formed in 1877–8 and active through the 1880s. Compare "funder". Now historical.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From readjust + -er.

Pronunciation

readjuster

/riːəˈdʒʌstə/