Origin of aspirant
Examples from the Web for aspirant
Turkey, a NATO member and European Union aspirant, has a long history of jailing journalists and dissenters.
This is where the votes are and where aspirant politicians have to aim much of their agenda.
Deceitfully concealing a vagueness of recollection about this aspirant, who had been pronounced worthless.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open|Theodore Roosevelt
Tiernay, you are appointed as aspirant of the third class at the College of Saumur.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
By the way, some carvers there are who push an aspirant's patience too far.Handy Andy, Volume One|Samuel Lover
Let us pass by Mr. Clay, and come to the other aspirant for the Presidency.Speeches, Addresses, and Occasional Sermons, Volume 3 (of 3)|Theodore Parker
When every aspirant had had a chance to see the cup and to pull his tongue, she proceeded to “develop” the lesson.The Locusts' Years|Mary Helen Fee
British Dictionary definitions for aspirant
Word Origin and History for aspirant
"one who aspires," 1738, from French aspirant, from Latin aspirantem (nominative aspirans), present participle of aspirare (see aspire).