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  • n. Someone in the sixth form

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a student in the sixth form


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  • 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.

    Leonard Barden on Chess

  • I remember as a sixth-former being surprised when one of my friends mentioned scrambled eggs as his favourite snack to cook.

    Cooking 2) Thickening

  • 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.

    James Murdoch: never has one man known so little, and so often

  • The sixth-former says the new A* grade means he'll have to work harder this year than otherwise.

    University hopefuls feel the pressure mounting

  • I remember as a sixth-former seeing it on a bookshelf and being puzzled by the title.

    Literacy News – 896th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • 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.

    My first appearance on stage, age 11 (Part 2) « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • 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.)

    Let them go private?

  • Such as the time a sixth-former, a loner with only one passionDenstones cadet forcetried to blow up the school.

    Fathers & Sons

  • 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.

    The right to discriminate...?

  • It is quite acceptable for a sixth-former to be interested in maths.

    auntie joanna writes


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