Definition of Counsellor

1. Noun. Someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp.

Exact synonyms: Counselor
Generic synonyms: Supervisor
Derivative terms: Counsellorship, Counselorship

2. Noun. Someone who gives advice about problems.
Exact synonyms: Counselor
Generic synonyms: Adviser, Advisor, Consultant
Specialized synonyms: Dutch Uncle
Specialized synonyms: Nestor
Derivative terms: Counsel, Counsellorship, Counsel, Counselorship

3. Noun. A lawyer who pleads cases in court.
Exact synonyms: Advocate, Counsel, Counselor, Counselor-at-law, Pleader
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Attorney, Lawyer
Derivative terms: Counsel, Counsellorship, Counselorship, Plead

Definition of Counsellor

1. Noun. (Commonwealth) (alternative spelling of counselor) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Counsellor

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Counsellor

counselee
counselees
counseleth
counseling
counseling psychology
counselings
counsell
counsellable
counselled
counsellee
counsellees
counseller
counsellers
counselling
counsellings
counsellor (current term)
counsellors
counsellorship
counsellour
counselor
counselor-at-law
counselors
counselorship
counselorships
counselour
counsels
count
count-down
count-downs
count-noun

Literary usage of Counsellor

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Personal Sketches of His Own Times by Jonah Barrington (1854)
"Somerset Butler) challenges counsellor Burrowes.—. The Latter hit, but his Life saved by some Gingerbread Nuts—Lord Kilkenny's Duel with ..."

2. La démocratie libérale by Thomas Hodgkin, Etienne Vacherot (1896)
"Such an adviser, legal assessor and diplomatic counsellor, was Procopius : not the general's 2 Tort 81/ ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"What can be said for such a counsellor ? He is awful in his smiling experience, ... And yet this devil's counsellor, with his wicked words on his lips, ..."

4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1846)
"Harris H. Hickman, counsellor at Law. Abraham Fuller Hull, counsellor at Law and Secretary to the commission. Whitmore Knaggs, William Walker, ..."

5. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... an attorney at New York, and a counsellor; James Delancey, a captain in the army; John Watts, a contractor with Harley and Oliver Delancey; ..."

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