Definition of resident adviser in English:

resident adviser

Syllabification: res·i·dent ad·vis·er
(also resident assistant)

noun

US
(In a college or university) a student who is responsible for supervising and assisting other, typically younger, students who live in the same residence hall: the hall houses a bilingual resident adviser and up to fifty students
More example sentences
  • In tears, she went to her resident assistant.
  • Kids ran rampant through the halls; the resident assistants didn't know what to do with themselves.
  • According to Garneau, a resident assistant had removed all of the fliers within less than two hours.

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