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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to a college teacher of the highest rank.

Usage examples (36)
  • The professorial duties at that college included having office hours to meet with students to answer their questions.
  • It is clearly time to eschew uses of the term professorial that imply a cold, condescending person who is unable to think or speak clearly.
  • He is often described as professorial and has written a number of academic papers on monetary policy.
  • Obama was in professorial mode, so it wasn't exactly riveting, but he made a couple of interesting points. for more
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