- a person who has received a diploma, especially a doctor, engineer, etc., who has been certified as a specialist by a board within the appropriate profession.
Origin of diplomate
Related Words for diplomaterecipient, doctor, grad, alum, alumnus, product, bachelor, master, holder, baccalaureate, Ph.D., diplomate, licentiate, collegian
Examples from the Web for diplomate
Historical Examples of diplomate
The man who on hearing a diplomate he has saved ask, "How is the Emperor?"The Atheist's Mass
Honore de Balzac
First among the diplomatists of his time, his reputation as a diplomate has passed out of mens minds.
Such evidence leaves nothing to be said in regard to his qualities as a diplomate.
But reflect for a moment, Tascher, and you will see that no man was ever less intended for a diplomate.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)
Charles James Lever
"The Alt-Schloss is indeed a picturesque construction," said the diplomate, by way of generally inviting my confidence.
- any person who has been granted a diploma, esp a physician certified as a specialist
- One who has received a diploma, especially a physician certified as a specialist by a board of examiners.