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Definition of "counselor" []

  • A person who gives counsel; an adviser. (noun)
  • An attorney, especially a trial lawyer. (noun)
  • A person who supervises young people at a summer camp. See Usage Note at council. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "counselor" in a sentence
  • "“He’s the sort of lawyer who takes the term counselor to heart.”"
  • "However, a guidance counselor is a sort of a throwaway character, so I needed something memorable without taking up a lot of lines, because the page count was pretty tight."
  • "Rob suggested it might be nice to have some campus celebrities appear -- our SGA student body president, a counselor from the counseling center, some professors, the head of the LGBT center on campus, even the President of the College."
Words like "counselor"
adviser attorney
college counseling
community counseling
family counseling
lawyer marriage counseling
mental health counseling
rehabilitation counseling
school counseling