prof

[ prof ]
/ prɒf /

noun Informal.

Origin of prof

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; by shortening

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British Dictionary definitions for prof (1 of 2)

prof

/ (prɒf) /

noun

informal short for professor

British Dictionary definitions for prof (2 of 2)

Prof.


abbreviation for

Professor
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Word Origin and History for prof

prof


n.

colloquial shortening of professor, attested by 1838.

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