Definition of Obiter dictum:
A judges incidental expression of opinion, not essential to the decision and not establishing precedent.
Statement by a judge based on certain facts, but not material to or forming a part of the judgment on a case. Latin for, said in passing.
Synonyms of Obiter dictum
Whispered remark, Confidential remark, Stage whisper
How to use Obiter dictum in a sentence?
- This Court will be very busy if we grant special leave in respect of judges obiter dicta.
Meaning of Obiter dictum & Obiter dictum Definition