Definitions of hearsay

  1. Common talk: rumor: report. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Common talk; report: rumor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Report; rumour; common talk. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. heard through another rather than directly; "hearsay information" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Secondhand. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. On the mere testimony of others. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for hearsay

  1. So far the Cheap Jack's wife spoke upon hearsay – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  2. The novelty of the sensations he had never experienced before in the slightest degree, yet had despised on hearsay from his safe position of a civilized man, destroyed his courage. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad