prof

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prof (plural profs)

  1. (informal) A professor
    • 1988 June 17, Harold Henderson, “Big Ideas”, Chicago Reader:
      He assumes a monotone: "'Yeah, I went to Southern.' 'Yeah, I majored in psych.' 'Yeah, I had a couple of profs who were interesting.'"

Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of professor.

Noun[edit]

prof m (plural proffen, diminutive profje n)

  1. professor

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

prof m (plural profs, diminutive profje n)

  1. professional

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic form of professeur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

prof m (plural profs)

  1. teacher, professor

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of professore or professoressa

Noun[edit]

prof m, f (invariable)

  1. (colloquial) teacher