Definition of examinant in English:


Pronunciation /ɪɡˈzamɪnənt/ /ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/


  • A person conducting a judicial or academic examination.

    • ‘This examinant asked the child how she came by this nail.’
    • ‘He would be incensed at having been entrapped by an ignorant enthusiastic declaimer into an admiration of objects whose authenticity may be questioned by the first cool examinant.’
    • ‘Boile hath confessed to this examinant and others that he had in Connaught 360 plough-lands and thirty-eight parsonages.’
    • ‘He insisted that examinants should go again to the house of John Campbell.’
    • ‘These examinants are unable to obtain access to the said books, papers and documents.’
    tester, questioner, interviewer, assessor, marker, inspector


Early 17th century from Latin examinant- ‘weighing, testing’, from the verb examinare (see examine).



/ɪɡˈzamɪnənt/ /ɛɡˈzamɪnənt/