noun (plural alumnae /-nē/ /-nī/)
A female graduate or former student of a particular school, college, or university.
- Usually it is not a matter of controversy when a distinguished alumna returns to her alma mater to address former mentors and current students.
- The core of any marketing strategy for new physicists is to bring alumnae and alumni into direct contact with students and faculty.
- I am a proud alumna of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
See alumnus (usage).
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