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stu·dent  (stdnt, styd-)
1. One who is enrolled or attends classes at a school, college, or university.
a. One who studies something: a student of contemporary dance.
b. An attentive observer: a student of world affairs.

[Middle English, alteration (influenced by Latin studre, to study) of studient, studiant, from Old French estudiant, one who studies, from present participle of estudier, to study, from Medieval Latin studire, from Latin studium, study; see study.]

student  /studnt/  n. 1 a person who learns from teachers or professors at any school, college, or university: She is a high-school student and will start college next fall. 2 a person who studies s.t. seriously, in or out of school: a student of football

Thesaurus: student 1 a pupil (in elementary school) 2 a scholar | learner. student

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