Definition of sea lawyer in English:

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sea lawyer

noun

informal
An eloquently and obstinately argumentative person: one of those mouthy sea lawyers full of pseudo-intellectual yammer
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  • Of course, we'll never be rid of the sea lawyers, but we try to sit down and talk with the younger recruits and see what they think of it so far.
  • He's right at that - blast him - but he's too much of a sea lawyer; and I won't have any employee of mine telling me how to run my business.

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