Definition of prof in English:

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prof

Pronunciation: /präf/

noun

informal
A professor.
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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Syllabification: prof

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