noun \in-ˈstrək-tər\

: a person who teaches a subject or skill : someone who instructs people

: a teacher in a college or university who is not a professor

Full Definition of INSTRUCTOR

:  one that instructs :  teacher; especially :  a college teacher below professorial rank
in·struc·tor·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of INSTRUCTOR

  1. He's a poetry instructor at a local community college.
  2. <had spent most of his adulthood as an instructor in the local school system>

First Known Use of INSTRUCTOR

15th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: instructorial
Previous Word in the Dictionary: instructive
All Words Near: instructor

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