schoolman

noun school·man \ ˈskül-mən , -ˌman \

Definition of schoolman

1 a : one skilled in academic disputation
b capitalized : scholastic 1a
2 a : educator 1
b : educator 2b

First Known Use of schoolman

circa 1533

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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