Definition of briefless in English:

briefless

Line breaks: brief|less
Pronunciation: /ˈbriːfləs
 
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adjective

Law , British
  • (Of a barrister) having no clients.
    More example sentences
    • He preferred the laid-back life of a briefless barrister.
    • When he - a briefless barrister - stepped ashore in 1839, Melbourne was little more than a huddle of huts.
    • One briefless barrister who had been watching the trial, came out with a novel.

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