Bernie is a fabulous writer I have long admired, a model McGill alumnus, and a new friend.
The fact that the government employee in question is a McKinsey alumnus does not allay any of my concerns.
She says she met Cosby, a Temple alumnus and big-time donor to the university, in November 2002.
1640s, from Latin alumnus "a pupil," literally "foster son," vestigial present passive participle of alere "to nourish" (see old), with ending akin to Greek -omenos. Plural is alumni. Fem. is alumna (1882), fem. plural alumnae.