A person whose level of specialized knowledge or skill in a particular field qualifies them to present their opinion about the facts of a case during legal proceedings.
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- An FBI expert witness testified that there was enough plastic explosive hidden in his shoes to blow a large hole in the airplane.
- For reasons already given, I do not regard the evidence of either expert witness to be of primary assistance on this point.
- He's also a forensic psychiatrist - one of those guys who testifies as an expert witness in court trials.
Definition of expert witness in:
- The US English dictionary