Aspirant : Definition

Aspirant

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Definitions of Aspirant

Pronunciation : As*pir"ant
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [Cf. F. aspirant, p. pr. of aspirer. See Aspire.]
Definition : Defn: Aspiring.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : As*pir"ant
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. F. aspirant.]
Definition : Defn: One who aspires; one who eagerly seeks some high position or object of attainment. In consequence of the resignations . . . the way to greatness was left clear to a new set of aspirants. Macaulay.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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