noun. ['ˈbærɪstɝ, ˈbɛrɪstɝ'] a British or Canadian lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law on behalf of either the defense or prosecution.
- Counsel to the Crown
Words that Rhyme with Barrister
Example sentences of the word barrister
1. Noun, singular or mass
This situation makes it easy for a barrister to lose track of the status of the law.
Quotes containing the word barrister
1. My mother hoped I would meet a nice doctor or barrister or accountant who would marry me and take me to live in what is now called Fashionable Dublin Four. But she felt that this was a vain hope. I was a bit loud to make a nice professional wife, and anyway, I was too keen on spending my holidays in far flung places to meet any of these people.
- Maeve Binchy