- one of a group of persons sworn to deliver a verdict in a case submitted to them; member of a jury.
- one of the panel from which a jury is selected.
- one of a group of people who judge a competition.
- a person who has taken an oath or sworn allegiance.
Origin of juror
Examples from the Web for juror
Contemporary Examples of juror
The juror is said to have invoked common sense in the face of the statutes as codified by the State of Illinois.
Even so, at least one juror apparently balked at convicting a man for violating wildlife protection laws by protecting wildlife.
“The government witnesses were not believable,” a juror said afterward.The Killer Klansman’s Missing Years as a Federal Informant
April 15, 2014
They, according to one juror, who spoke to Nightline, believed Dunn had no recourse but to shoot.Michael Dunn, Jordan Davis, and America's Racist Heritage
February 19, 2014
That juror suggested that Martin “played a huge role” in his own death.Tracy Martin: My Guilt Over Trayvon’s Death
July 25, 2013
Historical Examples of juror
The a priori opinion of that juror who smokes the worst cigars.A Book of Burlesques
H. L. Mencken
The juror said he hadn't any feeling, and didn't know any of the parties.The Gilded Age, Complete
Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
A Juror—There are one or two fat men on the jury (laughter).An Outline of English Speech-craft
I do, therefore, except to myself as a juror as to him or any other President.
The Scottish juror declined to receive evidence but upon oath.It Is Never Too Late to Mend
- a member of a jury
- a person whose name is included on a panel from which a jury is selected
- a person who takes an oath
Word Origin for juror
c.1300 (attested from late 12c. in Anglo-Latin), from Anglo-French jurour (late 13c.; Old French jureor), from Latin iuratorem (nominative iurator) "swearer," agent noun from iurare "to swear" (see jury (n.)).