Definition of locum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈləʊkəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈloʊkəm//
(British English) Medical staff
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a doctor or priest who does the work of another doctor or priest while they are sick, on holiday, etc. My usual doctor was away, so I saw a locum. See related entries: Medical staff