In a courtroom, the
The person who initiates a lawsuit by filing a complaint is called the
From Middle English plaintif, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French plaintif (“
complaining; as a noun, one who complains, a
law : a person who sues another person or accuses another person of a crime in a court of law. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples: ...
The party that institutes a suit in a court. [Middle English plaintif, from Anglo- Norman pleintif, from Old French plaintif, aggrieved; see plaintive.] American ...