Definition of distrainer in US English:

distrainer

noun

Law
  • See distrain

    • ‘You may also be able to deal with the arrangements of fines with the distrainer.’
    • ‘The distrainer [ie., BI] has not provided any money to the petitioner, or for that matter any guarantee in respect of the above-mentioned expenses.’
    • ‘The Inland Revenue, as a distrainer, will become a preferential creditor in the sum of the sale proceeds.’
    • ‘The new appointments raised the number of court distrainers to 119.’
    • ‘CT will naturally continue to use the services of distrainers in the future.’

Pronunciation

distrainer

/dəˈstrānər//dəˈstreɪnər/