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.

Definition of prof in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope