Adjective "Alibi" Definition and Examples




    1. Law. the defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere at the time an alleged offense was committed.

    2. an excuse, especially to avoid blame.

    3. a person used as one's excuse: My sick grandmother was my alibi for missing school. verb (used without object)

    4. Informal. to give an excuse; offer a defense: to alibi for being late. verb (used with object)

    5. Informal. to provide an alibi for (someone): He alibied his friend out of a fix. to make or find (o


    "witnesses can be alibi."

    "functions can be alibi."