Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
coroner

cor·o·ner

coroner

 
 
pronunciation:
kaw r nr
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a public officer employed to investigate by inquest any death not thought to have occurred by natural causes.
The determination of the coroner was that the man's death had been accidental and not the result of a suicide attempt.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivation: coronership (n.)