- By extension, a legal layman who argues points of law.
- A professional person qualified (as by a law degree and/or bar exam) and authorized to practice law, i.e. conduct lawsuits and/or give legal advice.
- (informal) To practice law.
- With "up", to acquire the services of a lawyer.
- To make legalistic arguments.
- To barrage with questions in order to get the person to admit something, usually used in the past tense "[You've been] lawyered."
- To perform, or attempt to perform, the work of a lawyer.
- (colloquial, criminal law) With "up", to exercise the right to ask for the presence of one's attorney.