jury duty

noun

Definition of jury duty

: service on a jury (a group of people who make a decision in a legal case) He was selected for jury duty.

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“Jury duty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jury%20duty. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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jury duty

noun

Legal Definition of jury duty

: the obligation to serve on a jury also : service on a jury

called also jury service

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