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Definition of "eyewitness" []

  • A person who has seen someone or something and can bear witness to the fact. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eyewitness" in a sentence
  • "The clues are colder than the corpse and the case looks like it'll remain unsolved -- until an eyewitness is discovered."
  • "It seems obvious to me that the appeal of traveling to pay to be an eyewitness is being edged out by staying put and being comfortable."
  • "I don't trust the government and the family has had their chain yanked so many times that it would be good if an eyewitness from the family went to make sure they go to that specific gravesite."