What does the word tutor mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • An instructor.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • Tutorage.

  • Part of speech: feminine

  • Tutoress.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To act as tutor to.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Tutorial.

Usage examples for tutor

  1. Our tutor always spoke them fair and showed them that he was not afraid, and if we had any game, presented it to them as a mark of his friendship. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. It is a dreadful thing to please your tutor if you do not happen to like him, because he asks you to breakfast by way of showing his pleasure, and at meals I could not put up with Mr. Edwardes. – Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate by Charles Turley
  3. In a little while the tutor of the young princes came in and took away his charges, and the company sat down to supper. – Calvert of Strathore by Carter Goodloe