Definition of prof in English:

prof

Syllabification: prof
Pronunciation: /präf
 
/

noun

informal
  • A professor.
    More example sentences
    • For the pittance they're paid, adjunct profs at our colleges might as well be sweatshop workers.
    • It wasn't a bad program; with full profs as teachers, I read a lot and learned a lot.
    • It was only 30 years ago that university profs could refuse to teach women and I'm glad we've all moved on since then.

Origin

mid 19th century: abbreviation.

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