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Aspirant

Aspirant Meaning & Definition
Aspirant Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aspirant?

[n] an ambitious and aspiring young person; "a lofty aspirant"; "two executive hopefuls joined the firm"; "the audience was full of Madonna wannabes"
[adj] desiring or striving for recognition or advancement
[adj] seeking advancement or recognition

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aspirant: ambitious | aspirer | aspiring(a) | aspiring(p) | hopeful | hopeful | wannabe | wannabee | wishful | would-be(a)

Related Terms | Find terms related to Aspirant: addict | also-ran | applicant | aspirer | baby kisser | bidder | candidate | chiliast | claimant | collector | coveter | dark horse | defeated candidate | desirer | devotee | dud | fancier | favorite son | freak | hankerer | hopeful | hoper | irrepressible optimist | lame duck | Leibnizian optimist | lover | millenarian | millennialist | millennian | office seeker | optimist | perfectibilist | perfectibilitarian | perfectionist | petitioner | philosophical optimist | political hopeful | Pollyanna | postulant | presidential timber | ray of sunshine | running mate | seeker | solicitant | solicitor | stalking-horse | suitor | suppliant | supplicant | utopian | votary | wanter | wisher | yearner

See Also | applicant | applier

Aspirant In Webster's Dictionary

\As*pir"ant\ (?; 277), a. [Cf. F. aspirant, p. pr. of aspirer. See {Aspire}.] Aspiring.
\As*pir"ant\, n. [Cf. F. aspirant.] One who aspires; one who eagerly seeks some high position or object of attainment. In consequence of the resignations . . . the way to greatness was left clear to a new set of aspirants. --Macaulay.

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