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
Some historical accounts, newspaper accounts that are reporting through hearsay, do account for Lee being involved in actually personally whipping a slave.
A spokeswoman for the prosecutor’s office, Maria Miller, said Palombo’s testimony is hearsay and can’t be admitted as evidence.
A spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office, Maria Miller, said Palombo's testimony is hearsay and can't be admitted as evidence.
Defendants can’t confront or cross-examine witnesses or contest hearsay testimony.
This is not hearsay, not fake news, not unsourced leaks.
The news organizations Seven Days and VTDigger have reported that the claim was based on hearsay shared by House Republican Leader Don Turner, R-Milton.
Several other defense witnesses were blocked by the judge because their testimony would have been hearsay or would have violated the state's rape shield law.
But Wier said the government’s evidence was based on hearsay.
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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
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