dean's list

noun
|Updated on: 10 May 2018

Definition of dean's list

: a list of students receiving special recognition from the dean of a college because of superior scholarship

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First Known Use of dean's list

circa 1926

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dean's list

Definition of dean's list for English Language Learners

  • : a list of students at a college or university who have earned high grades


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