- The definition of a practitioner is someone practicing a skilled profession for which special education or licensing is required.
A doctor who practices medicine is an example of a practitioner.
practitioner definition by Webster's New World
- a person who practices a profession, art, etc.: a medical practitioner
- ☆ a Christian Science healer
Origin: ; from earlier practician, one qualified by practice (; from Middle French practicien: see practice and amp; -ian) plush -er
practitioner definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Alteration of practician, from Old French practicien, from practiser, to practice; see practice.
practitioner - Medical Definition