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The student ranking second highest in a graduating class who delivers the salutatory.
- ‘In addition, 26 percent of admitted students were valedictorians or salutatorians of their high school class.’
- ‘She has been checking with area alumni to compile lists of the valedictorians and salutatorians for each graduating class as well as records set by past district athletes.’
- ‘Rebecca finished eighth-grade last year as the salutatorian of her class.’
- ‘She turned toward the stage as everyone started clapping as AJ, the class valedictorian, and Matt, the class salutatorian, walked up to the podium to make their speeches.’
- ‘He was salutatorian while Tina was valedictorian the year they graduated.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.