Definition of sizar in English:

sizar

noun

  • An undergraduate at Cambridge University or at Trinity College, Dublin, receiving financial help from the college and formerly having certain menial duties.

    • ‘He'd won a scholarship-he couldn't have gone otherwise-but as a sizar, his expenses paid at the weekly rate of one shilling and sixpence, he could hardly expect to keep up with the young lords around him.’
    • ‘At first he was a sizar but from his second year onwards he received a full scholarship.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from obsolete size ration of bread, beer, etc + -ar.

Pronunciation:

sizar

/ˈsīzər/