Adjective "Professorial" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Professorial


    Definition:

    1. a teacher of the highest academic rank in a college or university, who has been awarded the title Professor in a particular branch of learning; a full professor: a professor of Spanish literature.

    2. any teacher who has the rank of professor, associate professor, or assistant professor.

    3. a teacher.

    4. an instructor in some art or skilled sport: a professor of singing; a professor of boxing.

    5. a person who professes his or her sentiments, beliefs, etc.

    Origin:
    professor

    Examples:

    "styles can be professorial."

    "figures can be professorial."

    "chairs can be professorial."

    "people can be professorial."

    "manners can be professorial."

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