- a person who sees or has seen something happen, as an accident, crime, etc.
- a person who testifies to what he or she has seen
A person who has seen someone or something and can bear witness to the fact.
(third-person singular simple present eyewitnesss, present participle eyewitnessing, simple past and past participle eyewitnessed)
- To be present at an event, and see it
eyewitness - Legal Definition
An individual who saw the occurrence of an event and may be called upon to testify about it in court.