aspirant


1as·pi·rant

noun \ˈas-p(ə-)rənt, ə-ˈspī-rənt\

: a person who tries to become something : a person who aspires to do or to be something

Full Definition of ASPIRANT

:  one who aspires <presidential aspirants>

Examples of ASPIRANT

  1. <a bevy of ever-smiling aspirants for the Miss America title>

First Known Use of ASPIRANT

1738

2aspirant

adjective

Definition of ASPIRANT

:  seeking to attain a desired position or status <the pilot was an aspirant astronaut>

First Known Use of ASPIRANT

1800

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