Definition of Lawyerlike

1. a. Like, or becoming, a lawyer; as, lawyerlike sagacity.



Definition of Lawyerlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a lawyer or some aspect of one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lawyerlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lawyerlike

lawsuits
lawyer
lawyer's wig
lawyer-client relation
lawyer-readable
lawyer bush
lawyer cane
lawyer up
lawyerball
lawyerbush
lawyered
lawyerese
lawyering
lawyerings
lawyerless
lawyerlike (current term)
lawyerly
lawyers
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lax
laxadaisical
laxation
laxations
laxative
laxativeness
laxatives
laxator
laxator tympani
laxators
laxer

Literary usage of Lawyerlike

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1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1898)
"The first part is a not very lawyerlike discussion of the legality of capture at sea of the property of individual enemies. ..."

2. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1895)
"It contains a most admirable and lawyerlike account of the various parts of a Manor, and of the legal knowledge required by a lord, in order to protect his ..."

3. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1914)
"His style is simple and lawyerlike, and his commentary will be of practical value in construing the law. ..."

4. The Normans in European History by Charles Homer Haskins (1915)
"Philip had a number of such advisers at his court, and they doubtless contributed to the more lawyerlike methods of doing things which make their appearance ..."

5. The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it by Hinton Rowan Helper (1857)
"Malicious fortune brought in a ludicrous incident at the last moment, for when in the lawyerlike verbiage of the then American Prayer-Book the ..."

6. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States by Hermann Von Holst, John Joseph Lalor, Ira Hutchinson Brainerd (1885)
"... or lawyerlike craftiness could argue it away. The states did not need to, and, as Story says, perhaps should not, by measures of their own, ..."

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