exchange student

noun

Definition of exchange student

  1. :  a student from one country received into an institution in another country in exchange for one sent to an institution in the home country of the first

Examples of exchange student in a sentence

  1. I went to Germany as an exchange student.

Circa 1930

First Known Use of exchange student

circa 1930


EXCHANGE STUDENT Defined for English Language Learners

exchange student

noun

Definition of exchange student for English Language Learners

  • : a student from one country who attends a school in another country


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