- of or relating to Harrow.
- a pupil or former pupil of Harrow.
Origin of Harrovian
1860–65; < New Latin Harrovi(a) Harrow + -an
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Examples from the Web for harrovian
Mr Harbord was an old Harrovian famed for his joviality, and his suicide shocked his friends and family.Harry Will Not Attend Memorial For His Ex Astrid's Tragic Father
June 13, 2012
"We told Silas Upham that you were an old Harrovian," began my brother.Bunch Grass
Horace Annesley Vachell
Dr. Parr's judgement in this case might be somewhat influenced by his prepossessions as an Harrovian.
If I had not scouted old Kedge, you would be prancing about here, a Harrovian, counting the partridges.'The Pillars of the House, Vol. I (of 2)
Charlotte M. Yonge
John, inordinately grateful at this recognition of himself as an Harrovian, forgave the gibe.
The Head Master was not an Harrovian, and on that account was the better able to perceive time-honoured abuses.
- a person educated at Harrow School
- of or concerning Harrow
C19: from New Latin Harrōvia Harrow + -an