Saloon vs Professor - What's the difference?

saloon | professor |

As nouns the difference between saloon and professor

is that saloon is (us) a tavern, especially in an american old west setting while professor is a teacher or faculty member at a college or university.




(en noun)
  • (US) A tavern, especially in an American Old West setting.
  • (British, dated) A lounge bar in an English public house, contrasted with the public bar.
  • A pint of beer in the saloon bar costs a penny more than in the public bar.
  • (British) The most common body style for modern cars, with a boot or trunk.
  • The cabin area of a boat or yacht devoted to seated relaxation, often combined with dining table.
  • (rail transport) the part of a rail carriage or multiple unit containing seating for passengers.
  • (living room in a house)
  • Synonyms

    * sedan * See also


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    Alternative forms

    * professour (archaic)


    (en noun)
  • 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)
  • Professor Plum'' or ''Prof. Plum .
  • (archaic) One who professes.
  • * 1897 , Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers (transl.) The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage'', Introduction, p. ''v :
  • 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;
  • (US, slang) A pianist in a saloon, brothel, etc.
  • * 2006 , Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day , Vintage 2007, p. 415:
  • You could hear [...] pianos under the hands of whorehouse professors sounding like they came with keys between the keys.
  • The puppeteer who performs a Punch and Judy show; a Punchman.
  • Synonyms

    * prof

    Derived terms

    * adjunct professor * assistant professor * associate professor * full professor * professorial * professoriate * professorly * professorship