lawyer

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
lawyer

Plural
lawyers

  1. A lawyer is an expert in law. A lawyer has the job of standing for other people in court giving them advice about the law.

Verb[change]

Plain form
lawyer

Third-person singular
lawyers

Past tense
lawyered

Past participle
lawyered

Present participle
lawyering

  1. If someone lawyers they use words in a picky or sneaky way, the way a lawyer would.
  2. If someone lawyers they get a lawyer to talk to the police.