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



    BrE BrE//dɪsˈkleɪmə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈkleɪmər//
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  1. 1(formal) a statement in which somebody says that they are not connected with or responsible for something, or that they do not have any knowledge of it They protect themselves by issuing various disclaimers.
  2. 2(law) a statement in which a person says officially that they do not claim the right to do something There was a disclaimer of liability in the surveyor’s report.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (as a legal term): from Anglo-Norman French desclamer (infinitive used as noun: see disclaim).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: disclaimer