non·​pro·​fes·​so·​ri·​al ˌnän-ˌprō-fə-ˈsȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce nonprofessorial (audio)
: not of, relating to, or characteristic of a professor : not professorial
nonprofessorial careers
acting in a nonprofessorial capacity

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonprofessorial was in 1927

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“Nonprofessorial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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