Definition of supplicant in English:

supplicant

adjective

  • Making or expressing a plea, especially to someone in power or authority.

    ‘a supplicant serf before an ill-tempered monarch’

noun

  • A person making a humble or earnest plea to someone in power or authority.

    ‘we are equals and not supplicants begging for work’
    ‘supplicants prostrate themselves on the floor’

Pronunciation

supplicant

/ˈsʌplɪkənt/