Definition of inheritor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈherɪtə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈherɪtər//
    jump to other results
  1. 1[usually plural] inheritor of something a person who is affected by the work, ideas, etc. of people who lived before them synonym heir We are the inheritors of a great cultural tradition.
  2. 2a person who receives money, property, etc. from somebody when they die synonym heir
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: inheritor