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Lawyer meaning

lawyer - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. One versed in the laws, or a practitioner of law; one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients, or to advise as to prosecution or defence of lawsuits, or as to legal rights and obligations in other matters. It is a general term, comprehending attorneys, counselors, solicitors, barristers, sergeants, and advocates.
  2. 2. The black- necked stilt. See Stilt.
  3. 3. The burbot ( Lota maculosa).
  4. 4. One who is versed in, or practises, law.

lawyer - examples of usage

  1. We lived in Cambrai, my father and mother and I. He was a lawyer. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  2. He and another person came to me, but I refused to give them any advice, and told them to go and get a lawyer to defend themselves. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. They've married a lawyer- at least, one of them has. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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