post·​col·​le·​giate | \ ˌpōst-kə-ˈlē-jət How to pronounce postcollegiate (audio) , -jē-ət \

Definition of postcollegiate

1 : done or occurring after college : postcollege postcollegiate life postcollegiate study
2 : 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 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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First Known Use of postcollegiate

circa 1855, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Postcollegiate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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