Legal-eagle



noun, Slang.
1.
a lawyer.
noun

a lawyer; also called legal beagle

noun phrase

A lawyer, esp a clever and aggressive one: In 1979 Davis’ legal eagles got him acquitted again/ Software turns you into a regular legal beagle

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