Definition of “ambulance chaser” - English Dictionary

“ambulance chaser” in British English

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ambulance chasernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæm.bjʊ.ləns ˌtʃeɪ.sər/ us /ˈæm.bjʊ.ləns ˌtʃeɪ.sɚ/ informal disapproving

a lawyer who tries to get work by persuading someone who has been in an accident to claim money from the person or company responsible for the accident:

An ambulance chaser contacted her the day she was injured and persuaded her to sue the city council for negligence.
adjective [ before noun ] us uk /ˈæm.bjʊ.lənsˌtʃeɪ.sɪŋ/ informal

(Definition of “ambulance chaser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)