Meaning of readjuster in English:


Pronunciation /riːəˈdʒʌstə/


  • 1A person who readjusts something.

  • 2US historical Also with capital initial. A citizen of Virginia who advocated a reduced repayment 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".


Mid 19th century. From readjust + -er.