- n. UK Someone in the sixth form
- n. a student in the sixth form
“The sixth-former from Whitgift School in Croydon has made an 80-point surge up the world ratings, reflecting his growing maturity and confidence, a sharper opening repertoire and a series of attacking wins.”
“I remember as a sixth-former being surprised when one of my friends mentioned scrambled eggs as his favourite snack to cook.”
“I thought he resembled a sixth-former hauled before the headmaster for some appalling act of insubordination – fearful, but at the same time knowing there is only so much the head can do as the school needs the fees.”
“The sixth-former says the new A* grade means he'll have to work harder this year than otherwise.”
“I remember as a sixth-former seeing it on a bookshelf and being puzzled by the title.”
“In our version, we just had Charles the Second, Nell Gwynne, a couple of Court Gentlemen … and the two Puritans, played by me and a sixth-former called Ken Livesey.”
“They suffer from lack of continuity — some foster children report up to 33 moves — and of home support (one girl I know says that the first time she saw a parents evening was as a sixth-former, helping out.)”
“Such as the time a sixth-former, a loner with only one passionDenstones cadet forcetried to blow up the school.”
“The social engineers who have been busy "correcting" our society to match their sixth-former worldview for the last 30 years, seem blind to the unintended effects that their "rights" create.”
“It is quite acceptable for a sixth-former to be interested in maths.”
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