- The definition of a lecturer is a person who gives speeches and presentations, often as part of his or her profession.
An example of a lecturer is a junior level college professor who does not have tenure.
A group of people listening to a lecturer.
lecturer definition by Webster's New World
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a person who gives lectures, esp. by profession or in connection with teaching duties: sometimes used as an academic title for one who teaches at a college or university but does not have the rank or tenure of a regular faculty member
lecturer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- One who delivers lectures, especially professionally.
- a. A member of the faculty of a college or university usually having qualified status without rank or tenure.b. A faculty member ranking below an assistant professor.c. The academic rank held by such a faculty member.
- Chiefly British A university teacher, especially one ranking next below a reader.