Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or requiring an academic degree: a degreed biologist; a degreed profession.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having an academic degree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. possessing a college degree or degrees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, same as degraded, 4.

Etymologies

degree +‎ -ed (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The top 10 cities, by the way in degreed professionals are here (source: Census, 2005) 1.

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  • A company-described metric called "degreed enrollment" fell almost 15% this quarter, while the company did see higher revenue per enrollee (up more than 3%) and a larger number of credits earned per student (up about 4%).

  • Meanwhile, I passed the next lesson in my 1st degree course through WitchSchool, so, if things continue to progress by this time next year I'll be a "degreed" witch, which, frankly, also makes me deeply happy.

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  • High schools and (IN PARTICULAR) universities would OFTEN do MUCH better seeking out experts in various fields (rather than "degreed" folk) who are required to experience (perhaps) 6 mo.

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  • My business is flourishing and not only am I my own boss, but I know for sure I get to take more vacations and lead more relaxed life than the majority of my "degreed" counterparts.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Even the talking heads on TV and the "degreed" meteorologists don't feel like arguing about this forecast: The lows in Central Louisiana will be well below freezing today though Sunday, so bundle up and be sure to take care of Fido and the rest of your friends.

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  • They are “states” within which we find ourselves, like rich or poor, degreed or not, renting or owning, skinny or fat.

    The Law of Happiness

  • Du Boisared only for the uplift of light-skinned, college-degreed blacks over their darker, less-educated brethren.

    W. E. B. Du Bois & Booker T. Washington: Two Sides of the Same Coin | Edwardian Promenade

  • Can all those highly degreed professors actually teach?

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  • More appropriate might be someone like Laura Agustin, Martha Nussbaum, Jo Dezema, or even Amber Hollibaugh – all who are also degreed, published, and engaged academically (or have engaged at some point) with sex work and/or feminism.

    It’s wrong to pay for sex–NYC Debate April 21 « Bound, Not Gagged

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