Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of alumnus; indicates both males and females, or males only.
  • n. An individual alumnus or alumna.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of alumnus.

Etymologies

From Latin alumni. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Please use this word correctly! This is the male plural form. Alumnus is singular masculine, alumna feminine singular. Plural endings: alumni, masculine or mixed male and female, and alumnae, for female graduates. -us is masculine; -a is feminine; -i is masculine or mixed gender plural.

    August 20, 2008