Definition of cross-examiner in English:

cross-examiner

noun

  • See cross-examine

    • ‘He emerges as a devastating cross-examiner ruthlessly unmasking for history the feebleness of the whole enterprise.’
    • ‘Like the skilled courtroom cross-examiner, he realizes that the question is often more important than the answer.’
    • ‘The cross-examiner's question related to the 12-month period prior to the trial.’
    • ‘He challenged the cross-examiner's view that this case required such expertise.’
    • ‘I think another time I will send a barrister who's a good cross-examiner because what was needed here was a good cross-examination of their witnesses.’