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[prof] /prɒf/
noun, Informal.
1.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; by shortening

Prof.

1.
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  • Another prof of mine told me about a different problem called the terrestrial brachistochrone.
  • And you're not supposed to ask them because your prof won't be able to answer them.
British Dictionary definitions for prof

prof

/prɒf/
noun
1.
(informal) short for professor

Prof.

abbreviation
1.
Professor
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Word Origin and History for prof
n.

colloquial shortening of professor, attested by 1838.

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Slang definitions & phrases for prof

prof

noun

Professor (1838+ College students)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for prof

Prof

professional

prof.

professional

Prof.

Professor
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