Pianist vs Professor - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between pianist and professor
is that pianist
is a person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra while professor
is a teacher or faculty member at a college or university.
A person who plays the piano, particularly with skill or as part of an orchestra.
(WWII) A spy using radio or wireless telegraphy to keep in touch with headquarters during the Second World War
* piano player
* professour (archaic)
A teacher or faculty member at a college or university.
A higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university. Abbreviated
An honorific title for a higher ranking teacher. (Capitalised)
(archaic) One who professes.
* 1897 , Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers (transl.) The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage'', Introduction, p. ''v :
- Professor Plum'' or ''Prof. Plum .
(US, slang) A pianist in a saloon, brothel, etc.
* 2006 , Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day , Vintage 2007, p. 415:
- This period in which Abraham the Jew lived was one in which Magic was almost universally believed in, and in which its Professors were held in honour;
The puppeteer who performs a Punch and Judy show; a Punchman.
- You could hear [...] pianos under the hands of whorehouse professors sounding like they came with keys between the keys.
* adjunct professor
* assistant professor
* associate professor
* full professor