- hirer hir‧er [ˈhaɪərə ǁ ˈhaɪrər] noun [countable]1. HUMAN RESOURCES a person or organization that hires someone or something:
• The hirer of equipment must provide proof that they carry the necessary insurance.
• tax breaks for hirers of disadvantaged workers2. LAW a person who is buying something on hire purchase:
• Under a hire purchase agreement, the goods become the hirer's property only when the final installment has been paid.
* * *hirer UK US /ˈhaɪrər/ noun [C]► HR a person or company that employs people: »
Financial firms last year accounted for ten of the Business School's 15 biggest hirers.► UK a person or company that pays to use something, such as a car or equipment, for a short time: »
31 per cent of the river cruisers' hirers experienced a breakdown.► UK a person or company that allows people to use something for a short time in return for payment: »
a car/plant hirer»
The company is one of the largest hirers and sellers of portable air conditioners in the country.► UK a person or company that buys something using hire purchase: »
Under a hire purchase agreement, as soon as the hirer pays off all money due, the goods become the hirer's property.
Financial and business terms. 2012.