Meaning of inquisitor

in•quis•i•tor

Pronunciation: (in-kwiz'i-tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes an inquisition.
  2. a questioner, esp. an unduly curious or harsh one.
  3. a person who investigates in an official capacity.
  4. a member of the Inquisition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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