exhibitioner

[ek-suh-bish-uh-ner]

Origin of exhibitioner

First recorded in 1565–75; exhibition + -er1
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Examples from the Web for exhibitioner

Historical Examples of exhibitioner

  • I may mention that he was an exhibitioner under the Intermediate System; and took a gold medal for Greek.

    My New Curate

    P.A. Sheehan

  • And then followed the proud moment when Robert, in his exhibitioner's gown, took her to service in the chapel on Sunday.

    Robert Elsmere

    Mrs. Humphry Ward

  • In such manner, I, an exhibitioner and a living exponent of the latest “form,” entered Low Heath!

    Tom, Dick and Harry

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • I flattered myself that, as an exhibitioner, he had hardly the right to talk to me about grammar.

    Tom, Dick and Harry

    Talbot Baines Reed


British Dictionary definitions for exhibitioner

exhibitioner

noun
  1. British a student who has been awarded an exhibition
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