Definition of Cross-questioner
1. Noun. Someone who questions a witness carefully (especially about testimony given earlier).
Generic synonyms: Asker, Enquirer, Inquirer, Querier, Questioner
Derivative terms: Cross Examine, Cross Question
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-questioner
Literary usage of Cross-questioner
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes Christina Laut (1915)
"There is no use ever arguing with a cross questioner. Mr. Hill once said there was no use ever going into frenzies about the rights of the public. ..."
2. The Complete Works of Edward Livingston on Criminal Jurisprudence by Edward Livingston, Salmon Portland Chase (1873)
"... that his very looks will not escape the attention of the practised cross- questioner ; and that, during his examination, the gaze of a hundred eyes will ..."
3. A System of Penal Law for the State of Louisiana: Consisting of a Code of by Edward Livingston (1833)
"... will be the subject of the severest animadversion; that his very looks will not escape the attention of the practised cross-questioner ; and that, ..."