lawyerlike
adjective see lawyer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lawyerlike — Law yer*like , Lawyerly Law yer*ly, a. Like, or becoming, a lawyer; as, lawyerlike sagacity. Lawyerly mooting of this point. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawyerlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling or befitting a lawyer lawyerlike speech …   Useful english dictionary

  • lawyerlike — adjective Resembling a lawyer or some aspect of one …   Wiktionary

  • lawyerlike — adj. like lawyers, characteristic of lawyers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Lawyerly — Lawyerlike Law yer*like , Lawyerly Law yer*ly, a. Like, or becoming, a lawyer; as, lawyerlike sagacity. Lawyerly mooting of this point. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawyer — lawyerlike, lawyerly, adj. /law yeuhr, loy euhr/, n. 1. a person whose profession is to represent clients in a court of law or to advise or act for clients in other legal matters. 2. New Testament. an interpreter of the Mosaic Law. Luke 14:3. v.i …   Universalium

  • Leguleian — Le gu*le ian (l[=e] g[ u]*l[=e] yan), a. [L. leguleius pettifogger, fr. lex, legis, law.] Lawyerlike; legal. [R.] Leguleian barbarism. De Quincey. n. A lawyer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lawyer — noun Date: 14th century one whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients or to advise as to legal rights and obligations in other matters • lawyerlike adjective • lawyerly adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lawyerly — lē, li adjective : lawyerlike * * * lawˈyerly adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑law …   Useful english dictionary

  • law|yer|like — «L yuhr LYK», adjective. of or characteristic of a lawyer or lawyers: »Writing slows us down and makes us more grammatical, more lawyerlike (Saturday Review) …   Useful english dictionary

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