- a person undergoing probation or trial.
Origin of probationer
Related Words for probationerpupil, beginner, trainee, learner, neophyte, newcomer, novice, competitor, participant, contestant, entry, aspirant, flunky, rook, tenderfoot, novitiate, heel, student, rookie, amateur
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I'll be one of forty nurses; indeed, for three months I'll be only a probationer.
Sidney entered the hospital as a probationer early in August.
She shoved the probationer out into the hall and locked the door behind her.
They think I'm only a probationer and don't see anything, but I've got eyes in my head.
The animal is the novice and probationer of a more advanced order.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
- a person on probation