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Meaning of PROBATIONER

Pronunciation:  pru'beyshunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  someone released on probation or on parole
  2. [n]  a nurse in training who is undergoing a trial period
 

PROBATIONER is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: parolee, student nurse
 
 See Also: criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, nurse, outlaw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*ba"tion*er\, n.
1. One who is undergoing probation; one who is on trial; a
   novice.

         While yet a young probationer, And candidate of
         heaven.                               --Dryden.

2. A student in divinity, who, having received certificates
   of good morals and qualifications from his university, is
   admitted to several trials by a presbytery, and, on
   acquitting himself well, is licensed to preach. [Scot.]

 

 

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