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1. lawyer

noun. ['ˈlɔjɝ, ˈlɔɪɝ'] a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice.

Synonyms

  • divorce lawyer
  • advocate
  • prosecuting attorney
  • public defender
  • defense lawyer
  • professional
  • prosecuting officer
  • solicitor
  • barrister
  • counsel
  • counselor
  • ambulance chaser
  • prosecutor
  • conveyancer
  • attorney-client relation
  • attorney
  • trial attorney
  • trial lawyer
  • professional person
  • defense attorney
  • pleader
  • lawyer-client relation
  • counselor-at-law
  • counsellor
  • public prosecutor

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • amateur
  • nonprofessional
  • blue-collar

Etymology

  • lawyer (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Lawyer

  • multiemployer
  • destroyer
  • employer
  • troyer
  • swoyer
  • stoyer
  • steuer
  • smoyer
  • shroyer
  • schroyer
  • schmoyer
  • bloyer
  • voyer
  • scheuer
  • sawyer
  • royer
  • poyer
  • neuer
  • moyer
  • loyer
  • hoyer
  • goyer
  • foyer
  • coyer
  • boyer
  • bouyer
  • oyer

Example sentences of the word lawyer


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is not something that you or your lawyer can file.

Quotes containing the word lawyer


1. I try and tell all the kids that I meet that hope to be amazing one day and be a professional athlete or a doctor or a lawyer or whatever they want to be. I tell them they can do all that because Tourette's won't stop them.
- Tim Howard

2. I have a loyalty that runs in my bloodstream, when I lock into someone or something, you can't get me away from it because I commit that thoroughly. That's in friendship, that's a deal, that's a commitment. Don't give me paper - I can get the same lawyer who drew it up to break it. But if you shake my hand, that's for life.
- Jerry Lewis

3. My mum thought my TV and film addiction was laziness. If you're an immigrant, you know you'll never be an accepted part of society, but you hope your children will be, and you try to make them essential to the community in a practical way - being a doctor or a lawyer. Acting was beyond their comprehension.
- Sanjeev Bhaskar

2. lawyer-client_relation

noun. the responsibility of a lawyer to act in the best interests of the client.

Synonyms

  • lawyer
  • client
  • attorney-client relation
  • attorney
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