pre·​col·​le·​giate ˌprē-ˈkə-ˈlē-jət How to pronounce precollegiate (audio)
variants or pre-collegiate
: occurring before the collegiate level
precollegiate sports

Word History

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of precollegiate was in 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Precollegiate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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