• Pettifog Definition & Synonyms
- (v. i.) To do a petty business as a lawyer; also, to do law business in a petty or tricky way.
- (v. t.) To advocate like a pettifogger; to argue trickily; as, to pettifog a claim.
• Pettifogger Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A lawyer who deals in petty cases; an attorney whose methods are mean and tricky; an inferior lawyer.
• Pettifogging Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Paltry; quibbling; mean.
- (n.) Pettifoggery.
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pettifog