fess

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or fes·sor

[ fes or fes-er ]
/ fɛs or ˈfɛs ər /
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noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

a teacher.

Origin of fess

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shortening of professor
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fess

/ (fɛs) /

verb

(intr foll by up) informal, mainly US to make a confession

Word Origin for fess

C19: shortened from confess
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