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noun siz·ar \ˈsī-zər\

Definition of sizar

  1. :  a student (as in the university of Cambridge) who receives an allowance toward college expenses and who originally acted as a servant to other students in return for this allowance

Variants of sizar



play \ˈsī-zər\

Origin and Etymology of sizar

sizar alteration of sizer, from 1size

First Known Use: 1588

Rhymes with sizar

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