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Definition of "lecturer" []

  • One who delivers lectures, especially professionally. (noun)
  • A member of the faculty of a college or university usually having qualified status without rank or tenure. (noun)
  • A faculty member ranking below an assistant professor. (noun)
  • The academic rank held by such a faculty member. (noun)
  • Chiefly British A university teacher, especially one ranking next below a reader. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lecturer" in a sentence
  • "You have 'inside talkers' and 'outside talkers,' and sometimes the term 'lecturer' is used."
  • "You asked about the title lecturer at Canadian institutions."
  • "Some Canadian universities do use the title lecturer in various ways."