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Information received from other people that one cannot adequately substantiate; rumor,
  1. Information received from other people that one cannot adequately substantiate; rumor
    • - according to hearsay, Bob had managed to break his arm
  2. The report of another person's words by a witness, usually disallowed as evidence in a court of law
    • - everything they had told him would have been ruled out as hearsay
    • - hearsay evidence

  1. heard through another rather than directly; "hearsay information"
  2. rumor: gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
  3. Hearsay is information gathered by one person from another concerning some event, condition, or thing of which the first person had no direct experience. When submitted as evidence, such statements are called hearsay evidence. ...
  4. Hear’Say were a British manufactured pop group created in February 2001 from the winners of Popstars, an ITV reality TV show based on a New Zealand show of the same name. ...
  5. Hearsay is a 1986 album by R&B musician Alexander O'Neal. The album peaked at #29 on the "Billboard 200" and reached #2 on "Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums". The album launched seven charting singles in the UK. ...
  6. The Firm is a 1991 legal thriller and the second novel by John Grisham. It was his first widely recognized book, and in 1993, was made into a film starring Tom Cruise. Grisham's first novel, A Time to Kill, was successful but did not bring the author the attention of the general public.
  7. "Hearsay" is the title track of Alexander O'Neal's 2nd album Hearsay which was released in 1987. The original track from the album wasn't released as a single but in 1989, a remixed version was released in the UK Singles Chart and it became a minor hit, reaching #56.
  8. information that was heard by one person about another; evidence based on the reports of others rather than on personal knowledge; normally inadmissible because not made under oath; evidence: an out-of-court statement offered in court for the truth of the matter asserted; normally inadmissible ...
  9. A statement made outside of the hearing. Most hearsay evidence is not allowed as evidence in court.
  10. What toddlers do when anyone mutters a dirty word.
  11. Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  12. An out of court statement which is neither an admission or a declaration against interest. Hearsay evidence is generally not admissible in a judicial proceeding.
  13. A statement, other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth of the matter asserted.
  14. a type of testimony given by a witness who relates not what he/she knows personally, but what others have told the witness, or what the witness has heard said by others; may be admissible or inadmissible in court depending upon rules of evidence
  15. Testimony of a witness relating an out-of-court statement of someone else.  Such evidence is generally inadmissible under the rules of evidence because the person who actually made the statement is not under oath and not subject to cross examination.
  16. What someone else has been heard to say as contrasted with direct hearing.
  17. Testimony based not on a witness's own knowledge, but on matters told to him by another person.
  18. Evidence of which a witness has no direct, personal knowledge. For example, saying that “Pierre told me that Mitsou trashed the car” or "Mitsou told me she trashed the car" are both hearsay. ...
  19. Second-hand evidence, generally consisting of a witness's testimony that he/she heard someone else say something.
  20. Any evidence that is offered by a witness of which they do not have direct knowledge but, rather, their testimony is based on what others have said to them. ...
  21. Evidence provided by a person who heard it from someone else but did not actually witness the event themselves.
  22. "Founded or depending upon what one has heard said, but not within one's direct knowledge" (OED). [See now hearsay evidence.]
  23. Testimony given by a witness who tells second or third hand information.
  24. Evidence not proceeding from the personal knowledge of the witness.