lay witness

Definition of "lay witness"
  1. A person called to testify who isn't an expert and can only share knowledge based on personal experiences or to clear up testimonial details
How to use "lay witness" in a sentence
  1. The lay witness was asked to describe what he saw during the incident.
  2. Her neighbor, acting as a lay witness, spoke about the loud disputes heard from the house.
  3. As a lay witness, he could only provide testimony on his own experiences at the company.

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