hearsay[ heer-sey ]SEE DEFINITION OF hearsay
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEARSAY
There is no religion in the world that has any other basis than hearsay evidence.
Remember, gentlemen, I speak only from hearsay; of myself I know nothing.
Remember, my dear madam, all I have been telling you reached myself as hearsay.
I had no doubt that the man knew of her being there; but he only knew it by hearsay.
For him it was purely a matter of hearsay which could not in itself cause this emotion.
And this was accurate; his knowledge of all three was based on hearsay evidence.
You must have known it from hearsay in consequence of the book I have published.
We've left the place, and know no more about her except by hearsay.
The objection to the exclusion of hearsay evidence is equally unfounded.
But Nanny visited no one, and so Jess only knew her by hearsay.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR HEARSAY
- back-fence talk
- dirty laundry
- dirty linen
- dirty wash
- idle talk
- malicious talk
- small talk
- whispering campaign
- front-page news
- news flash
- the goods