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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [lek-cher-er]
    • /ˈlɛk tʃər ər/
    • /ˈlek.tʃər.ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lek-cher-er]
    • /ˈlɛk tʃər ər/

Definitions of lecturer word

  • noun lecturer a person who lectures. 1
  • noun lecturer an academic rank given in colleges and universities to a teacher ranking below assistant professor. 1
  • noun lecturer A person who gives lectures, especially as a profession. 1
  • noun lecturer speaker at conference 1
  • countable noun lecturer A lecturer is a teacher at a university or college. 0
  • noun lecturer a person who lectures 0

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Origin of lecturer

First appearance:

before 1560
One of the 32% oldest English words
First recorded in 1560-70; lecture + -er1

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Parts of speech for Lecturer


lecturer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

lecturer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for lecturer

noun lecturer

  • professor — a teacher of the highest academic rank in a college or university, who has been awarded the title Professor in a particular branch of learning; a full professor: a professor of Spanish literature.
  • instructor — a person who instructs; teacher.
  • docent — privatdocent.
  • speaker — Tris(tram E.) 1888–1958, U.S. baseball player.
  • reader — the process of interpreting data in printed, handwritten, bar-code, or other visual form by a device (optical scanner or reader) that scans and identifies the data.

Antonyms for lecturer

noun lecturer

  • pupil — the expanding and contracting opening in the iris of the eye, through which light passes to the retina.
  • student — a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.

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