Noun Definition

attorney general

1.Definition: the chief law officer of a country or state

Category: People

2.Definition: the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department

"Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington"

Related Noun(s):us attorney general

Category: People

3.Definition: the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States

"The post of Attorney General was created in 1789"

Category: General