Alibi - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. (syn: exculpation, excuse, self-justification)
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.
He had a perfect alibi and the police let him go.
every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job
He has an ironclad alibi.
The defendant had an airtight alibi.
The FBI broke his alibi.
The police are checking out his alibi.
The police discovered several holes in the suspect's alibi.
The police verified that she had an air-tight alibi.
They invented a very convincing alibi.
Lucky for him, his alibi is watertight.