appellant
ap·pel·lant /ə-'pe-lənt/ n: a person or party who appeals a court's judgment compare appellee

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

appellant
I noun aggrieved party, appealer, appellator, contender, delator, litigant, objector, party, party to a suit, petitioner, suitor associated concepts: appellee, respondant II index claimant, contender, contestant, litigant, party (litigant), respondent, suitor

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


appellant
n.
One who files an appeal.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


appellant
See appeal.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


appellant
A party to a lawsuit who appeals to a higher court in an effort to have a losing decision modified or reversed.
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

appellant
Person who appeals against a judgement or decision of a court or tribunal.
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The party to a lawsuit who takes an appeal from a trial court order or judgment. While the federal courts refer to this party as the appellant, states sometimes use different names, such as petitioner, to refer to the party who takes an appeal. The appellant is responsible for filing the notice of appeal, paying the requisite filing fees and arranging for the filing of the record on appeal and appendix.
Glossary

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


appellant
n. A party who appeals a court or administrative agency's decision.
See also appellee.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


appellant
A person who, dissatisfied with the judgment rendered in a lawsuit decided in a lower court or the findings from a proceeding before an administrative agency, asks a superior court to review the decision.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


appellant
A person who, dissatisfied with the judgment rendered in a lawsuit decided in a lower court or the findings from a proceeding before an administrative agency, asks a superior court to review the decision.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

appellant
n.
   the party who appeals a trial court decision he/she/it has lost.
   See also: appeal

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • appellant — Appellant, [appell]ante. adj. verbal. Qui appelle d un jugement. Il est appellant de cette Sentence. elle est appellante. se rendre appellant. estre receu appellant. Il est quelquefois subst. L appellant & l intimé. Visage d appellant, Se dit de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Appellant — Ap*pel lant, a. [L. appellans, p. pr. of appellare; cf. F. appelant. See {Appeal}.] Relating to an appeal; appellate. An appellant jurisdiction. Hallam. [1913 Webster] {Party appellant} (Law), the party who appeals; appellant; opposed to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appellant — ap‧pel‧lant [əˈpelənt] noun [countable] LAW a person who makes an appeal to a higher court against a judgement made in a lower court: • The appellant was found guilty of contempt of court. * * * appellant UK US /əˈpelənt/ noun [C] ► LAW …   Financial and business terms

  • Appellant — Ap*pel lant, n. 1. (Law) (a) One who accuses another of felony or treason. [Obs.] (b) One who appeals, or asks for a rehearing or review of a cause by a higher tribunal. [1913 Webster] 2. A challenger. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Eccl. Hist …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Appellant — Appellant, 1) welcher appellirt, u. Appellat, der, gegen den appellirt wird, s. Appellation; 2) (Kirchengesch.), die späteren Jansenisten (s.d.), welche sich der Bulle Unigenitus widersetzten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Appellánt — Appellánt, derjenige, der Berufung (s. d.) ergreift oder ergriffen hat …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • appellant — (n.) late 14c., Anglo French, from O.Fr. apelant, noun from prp. of apeler, from L. appellare (see APPEAL (Cf. appeal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • appellant — [ə pel′ənt] adj. [Fr < prp. of appeler, APPEAL] Law relating to appeals; appealing n. a person who appeals, esp. to a higher court …   English World dictionary

  • appellant — UK [əˈpelənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms appellant : singular appellant plural appellants legal someone who appeals against a decision of a court of law …   English dictionary

  • appellant — I. adjective Date: 14th century of or relating to an appeal ; appellate < an appellant court > II. noun Date: 15th century one that appeals; specifically one that appeals from a judicial decision or decree …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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