Wykehamist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

After William of Wykeham, the founder of Winchester College.

Adjective[edit]

Wykehamist (not comparable)

  1. Of, pertaining to or characteristic of Winchester College
    • 2010, Steven L. Isenberg, The American Scholar, Lunching on Olympus:
      A prized possession of mine is a recording of Empson reading his poems in a tone of voice that I believe no other human being can match, even if that person also combined Wykehamist, Cantabrigian, and Chinese accents.

Noun[edit]

Wykehamist (plural Wykehamists)

  1. An undergraduate, graduate or fellow of Winchester College