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Definition of "surgeon" []

  • A physician specializing in surgery. (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 "surgeon" in a sentence
  • "As Lady Delacour opened it, she fixed her eyes upon Belinda, and said to her with a mild voice, 'You are come to tell me that the surgeon is arrived."
  • "On the other hand, Stephens, the retired surgeon, is sold on walking."
  • "A brain surgeon practicing every day may do a faster and better job than someone who does brain surgery once every few years."