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professional student

noun

a person who continues to take courses and earn degrees over a number of years instead of entering a profession related to the degrees

Examples

After five degrees, she stopped being a professional student.

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professional student

noun phrase

A person who continues to take courses and earn degrees over a number of years instead of entering a profession related to the degrees


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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