Meaning of COLLEGIATE in English


— collegiately , adv. — collegiateness , n.

/keuh lee"jit, -jee it/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to a college: collegiate life.

2. of, characteristic of, or intended for college students: collegiate clothes; a collegiate dictionary.

3. of the nature of or constituted as a college.


4. (in Canada) See collegiate institute .

[ 1400-50; late ME collegiatus. See COLLEGE, -ATE 1 ]

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