noun Nautical Slang.
Origin of sea lawyer
Examples from the Web for sea lawyer
The sea-lawyer always was and always will be a pest on land, and a source of mischief and danger on the sea.Windjammers and Sea Tramps|Walter Runciman
As the sea-lawyer had said, the evidence was all against him.
In such manner John Lewis, commonly known as the "sea-lawyer," settled the matter out of hand.
I must get rid of this sea-lawyer instantly, or worse will come of it.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI|Robert Louis Stevenson
"I am no lawyer, not even a sea-lawyer," I answered, wondering what he was driving at.Up the River|Oliver Optic