Definition of Aspirant

1. Noun. An ambitious and aspiring young person. "The audience was full of Madonna wannabes"

Exact synonyms: Aspirer, Hopeful, Wannabe, Wannabee
Generic synonyms: Applicant, Applier
Derivative terms: Aspire, Aspire, Hopeful, Hopeful



2. Adjective. Desiring or striving for recognition or advancement.
Exact synonyms: Aspiring, Wishful
Similar to: Ambitious
Derivative terms: Aspire

Definition of Aspirant

1. a. Aspiring.

2. n. One who aspires; one who eagerly seeks some high position or object of attainment.

Definition of Aspirant

1. Noun. someone who aspires to high office etc. ¹

2. Adjective. seeking advancement ¹

3. Adjective. striving for recognition ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aspirant

1. one that aspires [n -S] - See also: aspires

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Literary usage of Aspirant

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1. The Buddhism of Tibet: Or Lamaism, with Its Mystic Cults, Symbolism and by Laurence Austine Waddell (1895)
"Then the aspirant pledges himself thrice to observe the whole of the above precepts ... Then the Guru brings the aspirant out into the court-yard, ..."

2. Proceedings by National Speech Arts Association (1893)
"IS ELOCUTIONARY TRAINING A PITFALL TO THE STAGE aspirant? BY VIRGIL ALONZO PINKLEY. WHEN I heard the opening prayer at this Convention I found that Dr. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"To acquire knowledge and power for successful hermetic labors, to become eligible for initiation in the occult societies, is no easy task. The aspirant must ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... I shall not presume to describe the horrid sounds and fiery apparitions which were presented to the senses or the imagination of the credulous aspirant ..."

5. The Life of Charles Dickens by John Forster (1874)
"Young stage-aspirant. Death of a friend. Mr. Watson of Rocking- the boy, his seventh son, bears his godfather's distinguished name, Edward Bulwer Lytton. ..."

6. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1884)
"... Beady Eyes — An aspirant for Fame — Sitting Bull — Medicine Arrow —A Favorite of Fortune — The Most Remarkable Chief 6f His Time — His Famous Arrows ..."

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