student body

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student, from Latin studens, present participle of studere (to study).

body, from Old English bodiġ, of unknown origin.


student body (plural student bodies)

  1. All the students enrolled at an educational institution.
    The student body held its annual all-school meeting to discuss prom night.
  2. (American football, slang) A football play in which most of the players run to one side of the field.
    student body left
    student body right

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