- [noun] the chief law officer of a country or state
- [noun] the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department; "Edmund Randolph was the first Attorney General, appointed by President Washington"
Synonyms: Attorney General, United States Attorney General, US Attorney General
- [noun] 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"
Synonyms: Attorney General, Attorney General of the United States