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university professor

noun
1.
a professor entitled to teach courses in more than one field or discipline at a university.
Origin of university professor
1905-1910
1905-10
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  • The anatomy of the world is logical, and its logic is that of a university professor, it was thought.

    The Meaning of Truth William James
  • A university professor was afflicted with an ungovernable temper.

  • In connection with them a tiny "minister's study," not unlike the sanctum of a university professor.

    Turns about Town Robert Cortes Holliday
  • Youth is youth all the world over; it has its own ideals; they are not those of the university professor.

    Idle Ideas in 1905 Jerome K. Jerome
  • The speaker was a Harvard man, a cultured gentleman, in civil life a university professor.

    Winning the Wilderness Margaret Hill McCarter

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