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

 

locum

 noun
noun
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