- a person undergoing probation or trial.
Origin of probationer
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Examples from the Web for probationer
I'll be one of forty nurses; indeed, for three months I'll be only a probationer.
Sidney entered the hospital as a probationer early in August.
She shoved the probationer out into the hall and locked the door behind her.
They think I'm only a probationer and don't see anything, but I've got eyes in my head.
The animal is the novice and probationer of a more advanced order.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
- a person on probation
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