What does attorney-general mean?

Definitions for attorney-general

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word attorney-general.

Did you actually mean attorney general?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attorney-generalnoun

    the chief law officer of the state, empowered to act in all litigation in which the law-executing power is a party, and to advise this supreme executive whenever required

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Attorney-General

    the name given the first law officer and legal adviser of the Crown in England and Ireland.

How to pronounce attorney-general?

How to say attorney-general in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attorney-general in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attorney-general in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of attorney-general in a Sentence

  1. Kathie Conway:

    A lot of people think( Attorney General Josh Hawley) is a hero, a person showing a lot of integrity and courage to take on the governor of Attorney General Josh Hawley own party, others think Attorney General Josh Hawley's Attorney General Josh Hawley and a RINO.

  2. Elijah Cummings:

    It is unclear why Acting Attorney General Whitaker's financial disclosures have not already been made public, and I think that they should be made public immediately, the Department of Justice relied on an argument that Acting Attorney General Whitaker was Acting Attorney General Whitaker in order to have Acting Attorney General Whitaker serve in Acting Attorney General Whitaker acting position. Based on that same argument, I would expect that DOJ's position would be that Mr. Whitaker's financial disclosures should have already been made publicly available.

  3. Democratic Rep. Jerry Nadler:

    Well, the questions we will ask Attorney General Matt Whitaker will be about Attorney General Matt Whitaker expressed hostility to the investigation, how Attorney General Matt Whitaker can possibly supervise it when Attorney General Matt Whitaker's expressed, when Attorney General Matt Whitaker's come out and said that the investigation is invalid.

  4. Thomas Saenz:

    If Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke're doing something similar, then even if Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke're not in a covered situation Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke should pause, and consider whether Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke want to go through with it, because the risk Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke will be sued by a private party or the government is pretty high at that point.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    Who are you going to shoot joking with Attorney General Richard Kleindienst about creating an opening on the Supreme court


Find a translation for the attorney-general definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"attorney-general." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 9 Dec. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/attorney-general>.

Discuss these attorney-general definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for attorney-general? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    interchangeable with `means' in the expression `by means of'
    • A. serendipity
    • B. dint
    • C. wavering
    • D. snap

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for attorney-general: