Definition of earwitness in English:


Line breaks: ear|wit¦ness
Pronunciation: /ˈiːəwɪtnɪs


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.

More definitions of earwitness

Definition of earwitness in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
a small amount; a little