Definition of incrimination in English:

incrimination

noun

See incriminate

  • ‘He appeared on subpoena and declined to answer a number of questions directed to the documents on the ground of potential self incrimination.’
  • ‘However he used a special defence of incrimination to blame his two co-accused.’
  • ‘The Law Commission proposed that the privilege should be restricted to incrimination for crimes punishable by imprisonment.’
  • ‘‘One weakness in the original defence case is that they never developed the defence of incrimination,’ he said.’
  • ‘I could use anything I wanted, but I had to put it back exactly as I had found it and dust off my fingerprints to avoid incrimination.’

Pronunciation

incrimination

/ɪnkrɪmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/