hostile witness

Definition of hostile witness

  1. :  witness in a legal case who supports the opposing side

Word by Word Definitions

hostileplay
  1. :  of or relating to an enemy

    :  marked by malevolence :  having or showing unfriendly feelings

    :  openly opposed or resisting

witnessplay
  1. :  attestation of a fact or event :  testimony

    :  one that gives evidence

    :  one who testifies in a cause or before a judicial tribunal

  1. :  to testify to :  attest

    :  to act as legal witness of

    :  to furnish proof of :  betoken


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