- the law officer in the U.S. Department of Justice ranking next below the attorney general: the U.S. solicitor general represents the U.S. in cases before the Supreme Court
- a law officer of similar rank in certain U.S. states and in England
See solicitor general in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. solicitors general solicitors general Abbr. SG
- A law officer assisting an attorney general.
- The chief law officer in a state not having an attorney general.