- (in Canada) collegiate institute.
Origin of collegiate
Related Words for collegiateintellectual, scholarly, scholastic, collegiate, university, college, bookish, erudite, learned, pedantic, studious
Examples from the Web for collegiate
Contemporary Examples of collegiate
I did one semester at Boulder, which was more a stereotypical, American collegiate experience.Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill on ‘22 Jump Street,’ Penis Kissing, and Julie Andrews’s Boobs
June 10, 2014
More than 500 colleges use a test called the Collegiate Learning Assessment to measure academic progress.College Kids Should Major in Leisure
May 23, 2014
Adopted as the collegiate drug of choice, cannabis was no longer just a weed smoked by marginalized Mexicans and blacks.Victory for Pot Means Beginning of the End of Our Crazy Drug War
Martin A. Lee
November 8, 2012
Merriam-Webster has updated its collegiate dictionary, and entries like ‘gastropub’ and ‘man cave’ have been added.New Words Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: ‘Man Cave,’ ‘Sexting,’ and More
Kory L. Stamper
August 14, 2012
They remained rooted in weekend athleticism and collegiate sports, the Gap and Old Navy.Hoodies, Trayvon Martin, and America’s Racial Fears
March 29, 2012
Historical Examples of collegiate
The marchese, sometimes, and the canons of the Collegiate Church.Where Angels Fear to Tread
E. M. Forster
He believes that the collegiate training should be less practical than fundamental.Herbert Hoover
Your duty now is to finish your collegiate course respectably.
"You do the letter-press for the 'collegiate' ad., and I'll make a picture for it," she said.
Now apply these principles to the collegiate system of the country.The Story of My Life
- Also: collegial of or relating to a college or college students
- (of a university) composed of various colleges of equal standing
- Canadian short for collegiate institute
Word Origin and History for collegiate
mid-15c., from Latin collegiatus "member of a college or corporation," in Medieval Latin, "of or pertaining to a college," from collegium (see college).