pro-am

adjective
\ ˈprō-ˈam How to pronounce pro-am (audio) \

Definition of pro-am

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or involving professionals teaming with or competing against amateurs a pro-am golf tournament

pro-am

noun

Definition of pro-am (Entry 2 of 2)

: an event or tournament in which both professionals and amateurs compete … he recently fulfilled a lifelong dream by playing in a pro-am with Arnold Palmer …— Shaun Assael

First Known Use of pro-am

Adjective

1949, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1963, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About pro-am

Dictionary Entries Near pro-am

proal

pro-am

proanaphora

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for pro-am

Cite this Entry

“Pro-am.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pro-am. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Food

  • a-light
  • Name these cookies!
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!