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pupil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pupil

  1. 1 one who attends a school <generally there are 20 pupils in each class> Synonyms student, scholarRelated Words reader, studier; day student, preppy (or preppie), schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolgirl; schoolfellow, schoolmate; coed, collegian, postgraduate, undergraduate; high schooler, kindergartner (also kindergartener), middler, middle schooler; freshman, junior, senior, sophomore; underclassman, undergrad, upperclassman; exchange studentAntonyms nonstudent

  2. 2 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another <to pupils of the philosopher Henry David Thoreau, the shores of Walden Pond are hallowed ground> Synonyms acolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan (also partizan), follower, votarist, votaryRelated Words apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-manNear Antonyms apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoatAntonyms coryphaeus, leader


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