Definition of sea lawyer in English:

sea lawyer


  • An eloquently and obstinately argumentative person.

    • ‘one of those mouthy sea lawyers full of pseudo-intellectual yammer’
    • ‘Of course, we'll never be rid of the sea lawyers, but we try to sit down and talk with the younger recruits and see what they think of it so far.’
    • ‘He's right at that - blast him - but he's too much of a sea lawyer; and I won't have any employee of mine telling me how to run my business.’


sea lawyer

/sē ˈloiər/ /si ˈlɔɪər/ /ˈlôyər/ /ˈlɔjər/