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Definition of "juror" []

  • Law One who serves as a member of a jury. (noun)
  • Law One who awaits or is called for service on a jury. (noun)
  • One who serves on a deliberative body analogous to a jury. (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 "juror" in a sentence
  • "In the film, when 11 jurors realize one juror is "hateful and bigoted," they rise and turn their backs to the man, saying nothing."
  • "Yet other artists claimed that they are more or less likely to be accepted into a show based on whether a juror is male or female."
  • "If the jury deadlocks 11 – 1 in favor of conviction and one juror is actually unreasonably holding out (which I will assume for the sake of argument), why should a defendant gofree?"