tu·​tor·​ship ˈtü-tər-ˌship How to pronounce tutorship (audio)
: the office, function, or work of a tutor

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Under the tutorship of former Crimson Tide assistant Mike Locksley, Tua's younger brother has begun making a name for himself. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, 29 Nov. 2020 Until further notice, Bart is stationed in Sacramento at the Giants’ alternate site and getting reps at the plate, behind the plate and at first base under the tutorship of the player development staff, which provides daily reports to Zaidi and Co. John Shea, SFChronicle.com, 11 Aug. 2020 The 19-year-old is clearly blossoming under the tutorship of Pep Guardiola and the second half of Manchester City's title-winning campaign saw Foden featuring regularly. SI.com, 15 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1581, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tutorship was in 1581

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Cite this Entry

“Tutorship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tutorship. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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