- adjunct professor,
Origin of adjunct
Examples from the Web for adjunct
She appeared at his side, impish smile in place, dutiful, fragrantly rather than ferociously sexy, and—frustratingly—an adjunct.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At first Wales and Sanger conceived of Wikipedia merely as an adjunct to Nupedia, sort of like a feeder product or farm team.
Bouts of landays may be a formal part of a family gathering or may emerge more spontaneously as an adjunct to collective labor.Beauty and Subversion in the Secret Poems of Afghan Women|Daniel Bosch|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They got letters,” says Simo Muir, adjunct professor of Jewish Studies at Helsinki University.The Jews Who Fought for Hitler: ‘We Did Not Help the Germans. We Had a Common Enemy’|The Telegraph|March 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The students I teach as an adjunct are pointed toward midlevel careers.
He thought this measure was a very fitting, if not an indispensable, adjunct to the winding up of the great difficulty.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln|John G. Nicolay
When I get a photograph I treasure it as an adjunct to the sketch.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
It is an adjunct to the other house, which is, besides, quite full of guests.The Haunted Homestead|E. D. E. N. Southworth
Miss Mazerod, who possessed a very firm little specimen of the adjunct mentioned, drew herself up and smiled commiseratingly.From One Generation to Another|Henry Seton Merriman
An adjunct to this suit was the cloth cover for the sniper's rifle.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
- part of a sentence other than the subject or the predicate
- (in systemic grammar) part of a sentence other than the subject, predicator, object, or complement; usually a prepositional or adverbial group
- part of a sentence that may be omitted without making the sentence ungrammatical; a modifier
Word Origin for adjunct
1580s, from Latin adjunctus "closely connected, joined, united;" as a noun, "a characteristic, essential attribute," past participle of adjungere "join to" (see adjoin).
1590s, from Latin adjunctus "closely connected, joined, united," past participle of adjungere "join to" (see adjoin). Adjunct professor is 1826, American English.