- a person who demurs; objector.
- Law. a pleading in effect that even if the facts are as alleged by the opposite party, they do not sustain the contention based on them.
- an objection raised; demur.
- law a pleading that admits an opponent’s point but denies that it is a relevant or valid argument
- any objection raised
legal pleading, 1530s, from Anglo-French demurrer, Old French demorer “to delay, retard” (see demur).