rules lawyer meaning

WRules lawyer
  • A rules lawyer is a participant in a rules-based environment who attempts to use the letter of the law without reference to the spirit, usually in order to gain an advantage within that environment.
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      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of rules lawyer for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "rules lawyer" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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