airtight alibi

airtight alibi
indisputable explanation

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • airtight — ► ADJECTIVE 1) not allowing air to escape or pass through. 2) unassailable: an airtight alibi …   English terms dictionary

  • airtight — [[t]e͟ə(r)taɪt[/t]] also air tight 1) ADJ If a container is airtight, its lid fits so tightly that no air can get in or out. Store the cookies in an airtight tin. 2) ADJ An airtight alibi, case, argument, or agreement is one that has been so… …   English dictionary

  • airtight — air|tight [ˈeətaıt US ˈer ] adj 1.) not allowing air to get in or out ▪ airtight containers 2.) planned or done so carefully that there is no chance of any problems or mistakes ▪ an airtight alibi …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • airtight — adjective 1) an airtight container Syn: sealed, hermetically sealed, closed tight, shut tight 2) an airtight alibi Syn: indisputable, unquestionable, incontrovertible, undeniable, incontestable, irrefutable, waterti …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • alibi — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., informal, excuse (See vindication). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A legal defense] Syn. proof of absence, plea, explanation, defense, declaration, statement, case, defense of being elsewhere, allegation,… …   English dictionary for students

  • alibi — [n] defense against charges of wrongdoing; evidence of absence account, affirmation, airtight case*, allegation, answer, assertion, assurance, avowal, case, cop out*, cover, declaration, excuse, explanation, fish story*, justification, plea,… …   New thesaurus

  • alibi — n. 1) to establish; provide an alibi for 2) to confirm smb. s alibi 3) to break, disprove an alibi 4) an airtight, foolproof, unassailable alibi 5) his alibi held up * * * [ ælɪbaɪ] disprove an alibi foolproof provide an alibi for unassailable… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • watertight alibi — noun an alibi that seems almost impossible to disprove; a perfect alibi. Syn: airtight alibi, iron clad alibi …   Wiktionary

  • The Alibi — Infobox Film name = The Alibi caption = The Alibi film poster director = Matt Checkowski Kurt Mattila writer = Noah Hawley starring = Steve Coogan Rebecca Romijn James Marsden producer = Erik Feig distributor = budget = released = June 2006 (USA) …   Wikipedia

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