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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a manner befitting a faculty member of the highest academic rank at an institution of higher education.

Usage examples (22)
  • She behaved very professorially
  • Noun : a professor of Spanish literature. ,a professor of singing; a professor of boxing
  • "You're a very confident young man, Major," Allen said professorially.
  • Robert C. Wood, whose book popularized the word "suburbia," set down his drink and was professorially patient. for more
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