noun. ['ˈɪnˌkwɛst'] an inquiry into the cause of an unexpected death.
- enqueste (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Inquest
Example sentences of the word inquest
1. Noun, singular or mass
A coroner can call for an inquest into the manner of someone’s death.
They consider appeals from lower courts and preside over mental inquest hearings.