eyewitness eyewitness  /ˈaɪ ˈwɪt nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a spectator who can describe what happened
  2. (v) be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes

Usage(s):

  1. Neither was the woman an eyewitness to the alleged crime.
  2. First of all, she was an eyewitnessshe'd seen the whole thing.
  3. They sent in eyewitness footage from the aftermath in New Orleans and the war in Baghdadfrom both sides.

News

  1. Eyewitness News uncovers more criminal trouble tied to moving company

    Ashley Rodrigue / Eyewitness News Email: arodrigue@wwltv.com | Twitter: @ashleyrwwl ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. - Last September, Brice McDuffie was arrested by the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office for unauthorized use of a movable.  The cuffs came out after a dispute with a woman who did not want to be identified for fear of retaliation. "I said, ‘I'm willing to settle up with you when the ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans

  2. Patriots insider Steve DeOssie talks to Eyewitness News mornings about Aaron Hernandez invesigation

    Steve DeOssie, a former Super Bowl champion and host of New England Tailgate Today on Comcast Sports New England, talked to Eyewitness News anchor Rob Finnerty over the phone Friday morning about Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is wanted by Massachusetts State Police for obstruction of justice in connection to the alleged murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Eyewitness News Bakersfield

  3. Eyewitness News special report 'Hooked on Heroin' wins Emmy

    Eyewitness News was honored over the weekend in Las Vegas with a regional Emmy win for news special.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Eyewitness News Bakersfield

Quotes

  1. "I wasn't born then so I can't say I was an eyewitness. But it's credible," Berenbaum said. "Crazier things have happened."
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Michael Berenbaum Source: CNN

  2. "Eyewitness memory is not like replaying a videotape," Scheck said. "Human memory is malleable. Just the way physical evidence can be contaminated or collected improperly, so can eyewitness testimony be contaminated or collected in a way that...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Barry Scheck Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "Worldwide we are moving toward a population that does not accept the death penalty," said Sister Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun and author of "Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States."
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Sister Helen Prejean Source: Boise State University The Arbiter Online

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