[ ek-suh-bish-uh-ner ]
/ ˌɛk səˈbɪʃ ə nər /


British. a student who receives an exhibition.

Nearby words

  1. exhedra,
  2. exhibit,
  3. exhibition,
  4. exhibition game,
  5. exhibition killing,
  6. exhibitionism,
  7. exhibitionist,
  8. exhibitive,
  9. exhibitively,
  10. exhibitor

Origin of exhibitioner

First recorded in 1565–75; exhibition + -er1

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Examples from the Web for exhibitioner

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

    My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan

British Dictionary definitions for exhibitioner


/ (ˌɛksɪˈbɪʃənə) /


British a student who has been awarded an exhibition
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