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Definition of "collegiate" []

  • Of, relating to, or held to resemble a college. (adjective)
  • Of, for, or typical of college students. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a collegiate church. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to a college or college students (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (of a university) composed of various colleges of equal standing (adjective)

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Use "collegiate" in a sentence
  • "The points above about sports being better represented on an "amateur" level in collegiate and schooling cirles is especially relevant as well."
  • "Peter J. Cutino Award, the most prestigious award in collegiate water polo."
  • "The Cavs made Charlotte look rather collegiate from the start, racing to a 12-point lead in the opening minutes as James drove to the basket at will."