Definition of Alibi:

  1. Defense offered by an accused, that at the time of the commissioning of the crime he or she was elsewhere. The burden of proof lies with the prosecution to establish otherwise. Latin for, somewhere else.

Synonyms of Alibi

Alibi out of, Apologize for, Apology, Blind, Cloak, Color, Cop-out, Cover, Cover story, Cover with excuses, Cover-up, Device, Excuse, Explain, Explanation, Facade, Feint, Front, Gloss, Guise, Handle, Lame excuse, Lie out of, Likely story, Locus standi, Make apology for, Mask, Offer excuse for, Ostensible motive, Out, Plea, Plead ignorance, Poor excuse, Pretense, Pretension, Pretext, Protestation, Public motive, Put-off, Refuge, Right, Screen, Semblance, Sham, Show, Smoke screen, Squirm out of, Stalking-horse, Stratagem, Subterfuge, Trick, Varnish, Veil, Worm out of

Meaning of Alibi & Alibi Definition