Definition of inculpatory in US English:

inculpatory

adjective

  • See inculpate

    • ‘It is really a matter for the jury whether your client's own remarks in that telephone conversation were inculpatory or not.’
    • ‘She lied about the involvement of Mr Whitton in the robbery and it was an essential part of the defence case that her involvement tainted her evidence to the extent that she could not be relied upon in respect of the inculpatory material.’
    • ‘It follows that the principle as enunciated in Sharp is that both the inculpatory and exculpatory parts of a mixed statement are admissible as evidence of their truth.’
    • ‘On August 19, 2002, she gave an inculpatory statement to the police. She has been in custody since that date, a total of seventeen months.’
    • ‘The evidence of the appellant and the other driver differed as to their conversation at the appellant's home, the appellant's version being not inculpatory.’

Pronunciation

inculpatory

/inˈkəlpəˌtôrē//ɪnˈkəlpəˌtɔri/