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Meaning of POSTGRADUATE

Pronunciation:  powst'grajooit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a student who continues studies after graduation
  2. [adj]  of or relating to studies beyond a bachelor's degree; "graduate courses"
 

POSTGRADUATE is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: grad student, graduate student, graduate(a), high
 
 See Also: college boy, college man, collegian

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Post*grad"u*ate\, a. [Pref. post- + graduate.]
Of, pertaining to, or designating, the studies pursued after
graduation, esp., after receiving the bachelor's degree at a
college; graduate. -- n. A student who pursues such studies.

Note: Most careful writers consider the word graduate to be
      the proper word to use in this sense.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: academic, alumna, alumnae, alumni, alumnus, autodidactic, bookish, college graduate, college man, college-bred, collegiate, cross-disciplinary, degrees, doctoral candidate, educated class, educated man, grad, graduate, graduate student, graduate-professional, interdisciplinary, learned, meritocracy, pedagogical, professional, scholarly, scholastic, schoolboyish, schoolgirlish, schoolish, sophomoric, studentlike, studious, undergraduate
 

 

 

 

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