a staff officer designated as legal adviser to a commander and charged with the administration of military justice.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use judge advocate in a sentence
He became a judge advocate in the service and, upon returning to civilian life, an assistant U.S. sttorney in Minnesota.
Her assignments include senior trial counsel, chief of military justice, and deputy staff judge advocate.
This morning the judge advocate Fowler came to see me, and he and I sat talking till it was time to go to the office.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete | Samuel Pepys
Major Leet being a lawyer was judge advocate at all courts martial during the time he was in commission.The Old Pike | Thomas B. Searight
He was servant to Mr. Bent the judge-advocate, from whom he purloined bills and money.The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 1/2 | Camden Pelham
Their objections were invariably overruled, unless acceded to by the Judge-Advocate.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt | David Miller DeWitt
It is significant that the ready Special Judge-Advocate rendered no aid to his colleague on the latter branch of the inquiry.The Judicial Murder of Mary E. Surratt | David Miller DeWitt
British Dictionary definitions for judge advocate
an officer who superintends proceedings at a military court martial
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012