Definition of earwitness in English:


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


chiefly North American
  • A witness whose testimony is based on what they personally heard.
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    • 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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