legal eagle

legal eagle

Often Disparaging. a lawyer.

1935–40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To legal eagle's 21st Century Lexicon
Main Entry:  legal eagle
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a lawyer; also called legal beagle's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Slang Dictionary

legal-beagle definition

[ˈliglæˈbiglæ] and [ˈliglæˈiglæ]
and legal-eagle
  1. n.
    a lawyer. : I've got a legal-beagle who can get me out of this scrape.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature