legal-eagle

legal eagle

noun
Often Disparaging. a lawyer.

Origin:
1935–40

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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.
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