Definition of eyewitness
: one who sees an occurrence or an object; especially : one who gives a report on what he or she has seen
Examples of eyewitness in a sentence
The police are hoping to locate an eyewitness to the shooting.
He was able to give an eyewitness account of the shooting.
First Known Use of eyewitness
EYEWITNESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eyewitness for English Language Learners
: a person who sees something happen and is able to describe it
Legal Definition of eyewitness
: one who sees an occurrence or object or sometimes experiences it through other senses (as hearing) and usually reports or testifies about it
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