verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- lawson criterion,
- lawson cypress,
- lawyer vine,
- lawyer's wig,
Origin of lawyer
Examples from the Web for lawyerly
But Schiff said this “has the feeling of a lawyerly kind of argument, to put the best case on a pretty strained legal theory.”Even a Top Democrat Thinks Obama's Legal Case for War Makes No Sense|Eli Lake|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
True to form, her lawyerly instincts have come in handy as she does damage control in the wake of her DUI.
He did, in some lawyerly detail, suggesting the body should be “constituted in law” but not a statutory regulator.Leveson Inquiry’s Report Sparks a War in the British Parliament|Peter Jukes|November 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He called his actions “regrettable,” a term that reeked of lawyerly caution.