Professor Definition

prə-fĕsər
professors
noun
professors
A person who professes something; esp., one who openly declares his or her sentiments, religious beliefs, etc.
Webster's New World
A college or university teacher of the highest academic rank; full professor.
Webster's New World
Any college, university, or, occas., secondary-school teacher.
Webster's New World
One who professes.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Professor

Noun

Singular:
professor
Plural:
professors

Origin of Professor

  • Middle English professour from Old French professeur from Latin professor from professus past participle of profitērī to profess profess

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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