Tripos in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tripos

(obsolete) A three-legged structure; a tripod. | (Cambridge University) Any of the final examinations for a BA honours degree. | (Cambridge University) The list of successful candidates in such an examination.

Short Example Sentence for Tripos

  • 1. I was third in the classical tripos at Cambridge, Mr. Sladder. 🔊
  • 2. Indeed, he examined more than once in the Moral Science Tripos at Cambridge. 🔊

How to use Tripos in Sentence?

  • 1. Take as an example the reactionary custom of dividing the Tripos Honours List into three classes. 🔊
  • 2. After the tripos excitements, some of the students leave their dream-world of study and talk of "cocoas" and debates and athletics to begin their work in the real world. 🔊