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MRS degree

Syllabification: M·R·S de·gree
Pronunciation: /ˌemäˈres dəˌɡrē
 
/

Definition of MRS degree in English:

noun

humorous
Used to refer to the marriage or engagement of a woman pursuing higher education at a college or university: many coeds hoped to get their MRS degree before graduation
More example sentences
  • The pressure to get that "all important" MRS degree by the time they graduate from college is staggering.
  • In today's society, you are NOT allowed to say you are going to college to get an Mrs. degree.
  • One time in college a guy I was seeing accused me of only being in school to get my M.R.S. degree.

Origin

1940s: alteration of Mrs. to resemble abbreviations for academic degrees such as MBA and MS2.

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