Meaning of demurrable in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈməːrəb(ə)l/


dated Law
  • Open to demurrer.

    ‘And if a claim is demurrable there might arise a question, as arose in the present case, as to whether it could possibly be saved by amendment.’
    • ‘The emotional distress cause of action was demurrable on other grounds, but leave to amend should have been granted.’
    • ‘Without such allegation that the contract was assigned, that part of the pleading would then be demurrable.’
    • ‘A plea of a fair and accurate report of foreign judicial proceedings was not demurrable.’
    • ‘A conclusion of law renders no issue, and a complaint which depends upon such allegations is insufficient and demurrable.’