Noun Definition


1.Definition: (Roman Catholic Church) a title conferred on 33 saints who distinguished themselves through the orthodoxy of their theological teaching

"The Doctors of the Church greatly influenced Christian thought down to the late Middle Ages"

Related Noun(s):doctor of the church

Category: People

2.Definition: a licensed medical practitioner

"I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"

Related Noun(s):doc, medico, physician

Category: People

3.Definition: a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

"She is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

Category: People

4.Definition: children take the roles of physician or patient or nurse and pretend they are at the physician's office

"The children explored each other's bodies by playing the game of doctor"

Category: General