impeachment: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (im-pēch'munt), [key]
- the impeaching of a public official before an appropriate tribunal.
- (in Congress or a state legislature) the presentation of formal charges against a public official by the lower house, trial to be before the upper house.
- demonstration that a witness is less worthy of belief.
- the act of impeaching.
- the state of being impeached.
- impeachment (Thesaurus)