instructor

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noun in·struc·tor \in-ˈstrək-tər\

Definition of instructor

  1. :  one that instructs :  teacher; especially :  a college teacher below professorial rank

instructorship

play \in-ˈstrək-tər-ˌship\ noun

Examples of instructor in a sentence

  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

15th Century

First Known Use of instructor

15th century


INSTRUCTOR Defined for English Language Learners

instructor

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noun in·struc·tor \in-ˈstrək-tər\

Definition of instructor for English Language Learners

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

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


INSTRUCTOR Defined for Kids

instructor

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noun in·struc·tor \in-ˈstrək-tər\

Definition of instructor for Students

  1. :  teacher



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