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Definition of "lawyer" []

  • One whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in court or in other legal matters. (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 "lawyer" in a sentence
  • ""Perhaps you would like to be a lawyer; very well, be a _lawyer_, but see to it that you don't _die a lawyer_, and nothing but a lawyer."
  • "McConaughey is reportedly still playing the title lawyer, while Jones would have been the playboy."
  • "Mortimer's personal training as a lawyer likely helped him create the title lawyer character of "Rumpole," which was adapted for short stories and the radio following its TV run."