Definition of exhibitioner in US English:

exhibitioner

noun

British
  • A student who has been awarded an exhibition (scholarship).

    • ‘He was an exhibitioner at Clare College, Cambridge.’
    • ‘He was an exhibitioner at Balliol College, Oxford, where he gained a first class honours degree in classics and coxed the Oxford boat in 1925.’
    • ‘He studied at Glasgow University and as a Snell exhibitioner at Balliol College, Oxford.’
    • ‘There he won numerous scholarships being Pitt Club exhibitioner, then Somerset exhibitioner, then foundation scholar, then London University scholar, and finally Whitworth engineering scholar.’
    • ‘Mr Newell was educated at Shrewsbury College and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was an exhibitioner and honorary Demy.’
    • ‘Whilst he was a choral exhibitioner at Cambridge, he sang with the university opera group.’

Pronunciation

exhibitioner

/ˌeksəˈbiSH(ə)nər//ˌɛksəˈbɪʃ(ə)nər/