Adjective "Alibi" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Alibi


    Definition:

    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

    Examples:

    "witnesses can be alibi."

    "functions can be alibi."