postgrad

adjective

post·​grad ˈpōs(t)-ˌgrad How to pronounce postgrad (audio)
postgrad noun

Examples of postgrad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Between medical school and residency, most doctors are trapped in the postgrad crucible until their early 30s. Andrew Van Dam, Washington Post, 16 June 2023 Without the income from her part-time job, Clifford is facing the realities of financial anxiety — and how her postgrad savings and groceries will be affected. Maria Lewczyk, Allure, 19 Mar. 2020 Springs had been planning to spend a postgrad year at Brewster Academy, but instead reclassified and committed to UConn in August. Dom Amore, courant.com, 30 Oct. 2019 And having that information accessible will help organize repayment planning and your postgrad budget, says Vince Shorb, CEO of the National Financial Educators Council. Washington Post, 14 June 2018 Currently in midst of a postgrad season at IMG, Simons will be draft-eligible and is considering entering the draft and skipping college. Jeremy Woo, SI.com, 10 Jan. 2018 Last month, UConn landed Isaiah Whalley, 6-9 and 200, who played a postgrad year at Mount Zion Prep in Baltimore. Dom Amore, courant.com, 8 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postgrad was in 1926

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“Postgrad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postgrad. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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