Examples of hearsay in a Sentence
You can't judge them solely on the basis of hearsay.
They're supposedly getting married soon, but that's just hearsay.
Recent Examples of hearsay from the Web
Painstakingly compiled from hearsay, travelogues, and existing charts, these first images often contained substantial errors, which were then copied.
One was Colombian cocaine kingpin Carlos Lehder, who provided hearsay as evidence.
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First Known Use of hearsay
HEARSAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hearsay for English Language Learners
: something heard from another person : something that you have been told
HEARSAY Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of hearsay
: a statement made out of court and not under oath which is offered as proof that what is stated is true —called also hearsay evidence
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