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advocate Idioms & Phrases


devil's advocate

  • noun someone who takes the worse side just for the sake of argument
WordNet

Faculty of advocates

  • (Scot.), the Scottish bar in Edinburgh.
Webster 1913

Judge advocate

  • noun an officer assigned to the judge advocate general
  • noun a staff officer serving as legal adviser to a military commander
WordNet
  • . See under Judge.
Webster 1913

judge advocate general

  • noun the senior legal advisor to a branch of the military
WordNet

Lord advocate

  • (Scot.), the public prosecutor of crimes, and principal crown lawyer.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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