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Meaning of BARRISTER

Pronunciation:  'baristur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a British lawyer who speaks in the higher courts of law

BARRISTER is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: attorney, Counsel to the Crown, lawyer, sergeant, sergeant-at-law, serjeant, serjeant-at-law



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bar"ris*ter\, n. [From {Bar}, n.]
Counselor at law; a counsel admitted to plead at the bar, and
undertake the public trial of causes, as distinguished from
an attorney or solicitor. See {Attorney}. [Eng.]

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: advocate, agent, amicus curiae, attorney, attorney-at-law, barrister-at-law, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, deputy, friend at court, intercessor, lawyer, legal adviser, legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist, mouthpiece, pleader, proctor, procurator, sea lawyer, self-styled lawyer, solicitor