Student



a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil:
a student at Yale.
any person who , investigates, or examines thoughtfully:
a student of human nature.
Contemporary Examples

“A little civil disobedience never hurt anybody,” he joked as I introduced him to the student leaders of the trip.
Howard Zinn at 90: Defending the People’s Historian Timothy Patrick McCarthy August 26, 2012

He had been valedictorian at his high school and was a student at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Murder Trial Next Door: Drew Peterson vs. Christopher Vaughn Michael Daly September 4, 2012

But what about a student whose financial aid terms required them to take a certain number of classes?
Is Sex Assault a Crime in the Ivy League? Olivia Nuzzi May 9, 2014

In addition to the three students killed, 17 student activists were wounded.
Anatomy of a Mexican Student Massacre Jason McGahan October 7, 2014

My first novel, Stir Fry—I was a student in my second year of my undergraduate degree.
Emma Donoghue: The How I Write Interview Noah Charney October 23, 2012

Historical Examples

There is here a field of most interesting inquiry for the student.
The Butterfly Book William Jacob Holland

He was a student working his way to an education, and his example was a help to me.
The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark

No student of missions can ever be content to regard them as an ideal arrangement.
Changing China William Gascoyne-Cecil

“I described the giant as he appeared to me,” replied the student, rather piqued.
The Three Golden Apples Nathaniel Hawthorne

Athletic regulations should not debar a student from playing summer baseball.
Elements of Debating Leverett S. Lyon

noun

a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
(as modifier): student teacher

a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
n.

late 14c., from Old French estudient “one who is studying,” from Medieval Latin studiare “to study,” from Latin studium (see study). Student-teacher is attested from 1907.

past participle

phr Burdened with; saddled with: Imagine being stuck with a moniker like that all your life (1848+)

D.G. Bobrow 1964. Early query system. Sammet 1969, p.664.

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