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[ek-suh-bish-uh-ner] /ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ ə nər/
British. a student who receives an exhibition.
Origin of exhibitioner
First recorded in 1565-75; exhibition + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • I may mention that he was an exhibitioner under the Intermediate System; and took a gold medal for Greek.

    My New Curate P.A. Sheehan
  • And then followed the proud moment when Robert, in his exhibitioner's gown, took her to service in the chapel on Sunday.

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • In such manner, I, an exhibitioner and a living exponent of the latest “form,” entered Low Heath!

    Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed
  • I flattered myself that, as an exhibitioner, he had hardly the right to talk to me about grammar.

    Tom, Dick and Harry Talbot Baines Reed
British Dictionary definitions for exhibitioner


(Brit) a student who has been awarded an exhibition
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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