from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who instructs; a teacher.
  • noun A college or university teacher who ranks below an assistant professor.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who instructs; a teacher; a person who imparts knowledge to another by precept or information.
  • noun Specifically, in American colleges, a teacher inferior in rank to a professor. The exact meaning of the term varies in different institutions. See tutor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who instructs; one who imparts knowledge to another; a teacher.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who instructs; a teacher

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person whose occupation is teaching


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