post·​col·​le·​giate ˌpōst-kə-ˈlē-jət How to pronounce postcollegiate (audio)
: done or occurring after college : postcollege
postcollegiate life
postcollegiate study
: no longer in college : having graduated from college
… a look for the postcollegiate crowd that cleans up the sloppy clothing of their youth, using finer fabrics, tighter tailoring and sleeker silhouettes.Michael Barbaro

Examples of postcollegiate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But that’s often the case with postcollegiate runners who find success in the marathon in their late 20s. Brian Metzler, Outside Online, 10 Oct. 2022 Anwar was now hiring employees who were less educated and more economically and physically vulnerable than the postcollegiate types who'd been at Zain. Brendan I. Koerner, Wired, 12 Oct. 2021 Drake Deuel’s postcollegiate path could have been relatively clear: work as a software engineer while training for a spot on the U.S. Olympic rowing team. Betsy Welch, Outside Online, 7 June 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of postcollegiate was circa 1855

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“Postcollegiate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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