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  • n. a student or graduate at an Ivy League school

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Examples

  • America has a love-hate relationship with drinking and no one outlined this teeter-totter better than Caroline Knapp (who, sadly, died of lung cancer in 2002) a successful journalist and columnist, magna cum laude Ivy Leaguer, and daughter of upper class Cambridge Massachusetts, who drank herself into oblivion.

    Randy Susan Meyers: When You're in Love With Addiction

  • Perhaps more important from the standpoint of diversity, like Stevens but unlike all current members of the court, she is not an Ivy Leaguer.

    A Consensus Builder

  • Wilentz is of course right, and the article has circulated among my arrogant Ivy Leaguer historian friends for good reason.

    Megan Doherty: My Walk With Glenn Beck, 21st Century Con Man

  • America has a love-hate relationship with drinking and no one outlined this teeter-totter better than Caroline Knapp who, sadly, died of lung cancer in 2002 a successful journalist and columnist, magna cum laude Ivy Leaguer, and daughter of upper class Cambridge Massachusetts, who drank herself into oblivion.

    Randy Susan Meyers: When You're in Love With Addiction

  • He needs to sound like one of them, not an Ivy Leaguer professor combo.

    Hillary Concedes She "Misspoke" On Bosnia Sniper Episode

  • Someone, probably on this forum, compared the debate dynamic to being like the last scene in "A Few Good Men" - irritable military man vs. young Ivy Leaguer, with the latter trying to get the former to lose his cool.

    McCain Campaign Falsely Attacks Obama For Something He Hasn't Said Yet

  • As a fellow Ivy Leaguer, Kennedy was compatible culturally with Bundy, and no doubt felt empowered by what Bundy did on his behalf.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • "To win an NCAA championship as an Ivy Leaguer would be amazing," he says.

    Ivy-League Cornell Takes On College Wrestling's Giants

  • An email has been circulating on the web purporting to dissect Michelle's senior thesis at Princeton, in which she wrote thoughtfully about straddling two worlds -- one of the privileged Ivy Leaguer and the other of the South Side of Chicago, where she grew up.

    Caryl Rivers: Bad, Mad Michelle

  • Voters need to know that you are definitely not John Kerry, who was raised to wealth and privilege, an Ivy Leaguer educated, for a time, at a French boarding school.

    A Memo to Senator Obama

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