Alumnus vs Churchillian - What's the difference?

alumnus | churchillian |


As nouns the difference between alumnus and churchillian

is that alumnus is a male pupil or student while churchillian is an alumnus of.

As an adjective churchillian is

of or pertaining to (1874-1965), english statesman and author, or to his policies or writings.

alumnus

English

Noun

(alumni)
  • a male pupil or student
  • a male graduate
  • a student
  • a graduate
  • Usage notes

    Alumnus is used when the gender of the subject is unspecified. : Any alumnus may be invited to the reunion.

    churchillian

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to (1874-1965), English statesman and author, or to his policies or writings.
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  • They are Churchillian theme parks of red pillar boxes, fish and chips and warm beer. But they want the smooth without the rough. When the neighbours cut up nasty, they demand that those whose taxes protect them should send soldiers, diplomats and lawyers to their aid.
    English proper adjectives

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An alumnus of