Definitions For Alibi

noun

  • (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
  • A defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
  • A claim that you cannot be guilty of a crime because you were somewhere else when the crime was committed ; also : evidence which shows that such a claim is true
  • An excuse for not being somewhere or doing something

verb

  • Exonerate by means of an alibi

Is Alibis a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
10

The word Alibi is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Alibi in a Sentence

  • Nobody could confirm his alibi that he was at the movies.
  • Her doctor is her alibi: she was in surgery at the time of the murder.
  • She made up an alibi for why she missed the meeting.

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