Etonian









Etonian


Etonian [ee-toh-nee-uh n] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who is or has been a pupil at Eton College.

adjective

  1. of or relating to Eton College.

Origin of Etonian First recorded in 1740–50; Eton + -ian Examples from the Web for etonian Contemporary Examples of etonian

  • But, as an old Etonian, even one who left in disgrace, I doubt it.

    Thank God I Was Kicked Out of Eton, Not Harrow

    Tom Sykes

    September 6, 2013

  • She is dating Alex Loudon, a 30-year-old Old Etonian and former England cricketer.

    Pippa Middleton, the Royal Wedding’s Other Star

    Tom Sykes

    April 29, 2011

  • Historical Examples of etonian

  • There, so far as the Etonian was concerned, the matter rested.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851

    Various

  • “He is first-class,” the lieutenant, who was an old Etonian, said.

    The Dash for Khartoum

    George Alfred Henty

  • The other Etonian is already within a couple of yards of the crease.

    The Hill

    Horace Annesley Vachell

  • “As to that, we have enough of it, provided we stick to rules,” answered the Etonian.

    Ernest Bracebridge

    William H. G. Kingston

  • He was a freshman, an Etonian, a “Gourmet” and a member of the Bullingdon.

    Sonia Between two Worlds

    Stephen McKenna

  • British Dictionary definitions for etonian Etonian noun

    1. a pupil of Eton College

    adjective

    1. of or relating to Eton College

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