Definition of earwitness in English:

earwitness

Syllabification: ear·wit·ness
Pronunciation: /ˈi(ə)rˌwitnis, ˌi(ə)rˈwit-
 
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noun

chiefly North American
A witness whose testimony is based on what they personally heard.
More example sentences
  • An earwitness who testified, ‘Of course I recognize [the defendant's] voice - I've lived next door to him for five years’ would likely devastate the defendant's case.

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