Synonyms of alibi in English:

alibi

noun

  • 1 we've both got a good alibi for last night
    defense, justification, explanation, reason
    informal story, line

Usage

alibi

The weakened nonlegal use of alibi to mean simply ‘an excuse’ is a fairly common and natural extension of the core meaning. It is acceptable in standard English, although regarded as incorrect by some traditionalists

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