Definition of special pleader in English:

special pleader

noun

  • 1Law. A member of an Inn of Court who specializes in drawing pleadings. Also figurative. Now historical.

  • 2A person who uses one-sided argumentation; a disingenuous or sophistical disputant.

Origin

Early 18th century. From special + pleader, after special-plead, special pleading.

Pronunciation

special pleader

/ˌspɛʃl ˈpliːdə/