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


British. a student who receives an exhibition.

Origin of exhibitioner

First recorded in 1565–75; exhibition + -er1
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Example sentences 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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