HyperDic: pupil

English > 3 senses of the word pupil:
NOUNperson pupil, student, educateea learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
bodypupilthe contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye
person pupil, schoolchild, school-age childa young person attending school (up through senior high school)
pupil > pronunciation
Soundspyuw'pahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pupil: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA learner who is enrolled in an educational institution.
Synonymsstudent, educatee
Member ofteacher-student relationThe academic relation between teachers and their students
NarrowerEtonianA student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College
Ivy LeaguerA student or graduate at an Ivy League school
WykehamistA student enrolled in (or graduated from) Winchester College
art studentsomeone studying to be an artist
auditorA student who attends a course but does not take it for credit
catechumen, neophyteA new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
collegian, college man, college boyA student (or former student) at a college or university / university
crammerA student who crams
law studentA student in law school
majorA university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject
medical student, medicoA student in medical school
nonreaderA student who is very slow in learning to read
overachieverA student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated
passerA student who passes an examination
scholarA student who holds a scholarship
seminarian, seminaristA student at a seminary / seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary / seminary)
sixth-formerA student in the sixth form
skipperA student who fails to attend classes
underachiever, underperformer, nonachieverA student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
withdrawerA student who withdraws from the educational institution in which he or she was enrolled
BroaderenrolleeA person who enrolls in (or is enrolled in) a class or course of study
Spanishalumna, alumno, educando, estudiante, pupila, pupilo
Catalanalumna, alumne, estudianta, estudiant, pupil
English > pupil: 3 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot.
Part ofirismuscular diaphragm that controls the size of the pupil which in turn controls the amount of light that enters the eye
BroaderapertureA natural opening in something
Spanishpupila
Catalanpupil·la
Adjectivespupillaryof or relating to the pupil of the eye
English > pupil: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA young person attending school (up through senior high school).
Synonymsschoolchild, school-age child
NarrowerboarderA pupil / pupil who lives at school during term time
day boarderA schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals / meals at school but sleeps at home
latchkey childA school-age child who is home without adult supervision for part of the day (especially after school until a parent returns home from work)
schoolboyA boy attending school
Broaderyoung person, youth, younker, spring chickenA young person (especially a young man or boy)
Spanishalumno, discípula, discípulo, escolar
Catalandeixebla, deixeble

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