follow Dictionary.com

Do you know ghouls from goblins and ghosts?

praepostor

[pree-pos-ter] /priˈpɒs tər/
noun
1.
a senior student at an English public school who is given authority over other students.
Also, prepositor, prepostor.
Origin
1510-1520
1510-20; < Medieval Latin praepositor. See prae-, posit, -tor
Related forms
praepostorial
[pree-po-stawr-ee-uh l, -stohr-] /ˌpri pɒˈstɔr i əl, -ˈstoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for praepostor

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for praepostorial

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends