- hearn, lafcadio,
- hearsay evidence,
- hearsay rule,
- hearst, william randolph
Origin of hearsay
Examples from the Web for hearsays
Hearsays cannot hide it from him; he is blind, homeless, miserable, following hearsays; it glares in upon him.Heroes and Hero Worship|Thomas Carlyle
Obscure busy men frequent the back stairs; with hearsays, wind projects, un fruitful fanfaronades.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
This is satisfactory, for one grain of fact is more precious than a bushel of guesses and hearsays.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
The Malmesbury Diaries at this point consist chiefly of hearsays, which can readily be refuted.William Pitt and the Great War|John Holland Rose
There is no communion possible among men who believe only in hearsays.
1530s, perhaps mid-15c., from phrase to hear say.
Information heard by one person about another. Hearsay is generally inadmissible as evidence in a court of law because it is based on the reports of others rather than on the personal knowledge of a witness.