Definition of profesh in English:

profesh

noun

slang
  • A profession, especially the theatrical profession; (with the and singular concord) actors or other public performers collectively.

noun

US
rare, slang, historical, ironic
  • A full-time vagrant (in contrast to one who travels around only when unable to find a regular job); (with the and plural concord) such vagrants collectively.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Harper's Magazine. Phonetic respelling of profess-<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Jack London (1876–1916), writer, war correspondent, and agronomist. Phonetic respelling of profess-.

Pronunciation

profesh

/prəˈfɛʃ/