Miranda warning

Definition of Miranda warning

US, law

  1. :  a statement telling an arrested person about his or her Miranda rights (the legal rights to have an attorney and to refuse to answer questions) The suspect was given a Miranda warning.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act of warning :  the state of being warned

    :  something that warns or serves to warn

    :  a notice or bulletin that alerts the public to an imminent hazard (as a tornado, thunderstorm, or flood)

  1. :  serving as an alarm, signal, summons, or admonition

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