- a student in, or a graduate of, a college.
- a member of a college.
Origin of collegian
Related Words for collegianrecipient, doctor, grad, alum, alumnus, product, bachelor, master, holder, baccalaureate, Ph.D., diplomate, licentiate, collegian
Examples from the Web for collegian
Historical Examples of collegian
As it approached, there was not a Collegian within doors, nor a turnkey absent.Little Dorrit
He was the only collegian for a long time who had not worn the proper cap.The Son of a Servant
Of this truth no one of our teachers, when I was a collegian, seemed to have a suspicion.
The collegian danced and drove and flirted and dined and sang the night away.Ars Recte Vivende
George William Curtis
"I'm almost sure she doesn't," the collegian replied, placidly.A Romance in Transit
- a current member of a college; student