Etonian


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Etonian

(iːˈtəʊnɪən)
n
(Education) a pupil of Eton College
adj
(Education) of or relating to Eton College
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Noun1.Etonian - a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College
educatee, pupil, student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
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Translations

Etonian

(Brit)
nSchüler mam Eton College
adjdes Eton College
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References in classic literature ?
Thee in thy favourite fields, where the limpid, gently-rolling Thames washes thy Etonian banks, in early youth I have worshipped.
"Surgebat Macnevisius Et mox jactabat ultro, Pugnabo tua gratia Feroci hoc Mactwoltro." - Etonian.
Wasn't David Cameron, the Old Etonian who got us all into this Brexit mess the first place, bad enough?
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Uttered by the great Duke of Wellington, himself an Old Etonian (1781-1784).
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You can't criticise him for being an Old Etonian - but you can question some of his decisions.
In August last year, former Sunderland football club chairman Sir Tom Cowie expressed his disgust at party leader David Cameron, calling him an 'arrogant Old Etonian'.
Former party chairman and minister Lord Tebbit said voters believe Old Etonian Mr Cameron has "no experience of the world".