Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person preparing for, or taking, their final exam at university.
  • n. An inquisitive person, a questioner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A questioner; an inquirer.
  • n. A candidate for honors or degrees who is near the time of his examination.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who asks questions; a questioner; an inquirer; an investigator; a doubter.
  • n. In old universities, the respondent in the determinations; hence still at Cambridge, a student of three years, who is consequently qualified to be a candidate for a degree.
  • n. A professed questioner; specifically applied to Duns Scotus and other schoolmen.

Etymologies

question +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

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