eternal student Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “eternal student” in the English Dictionary

"eternal student" in British English

See all translations

eternal studentnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   humorous
someone who ​tries to ​avoid getting a ​job for as ​long as ​possible by taking more ​educationalcourses
(Definition of eternal student from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eternal student”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为逃避工作而尽量拖长学业的)永修生…
in Chinese (Traditional) (爲逃避工作而儘量拖長學業的)永休生(職業學生)…
What is the pronunciation of eternal student?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“eternal student” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More