Meaning of in statu pupillari in English:

in statu pupillari

Pronunciation /ɪn ˌstatjuː ˌpjuːpɪˈlɑːri/


  • 1often postpositive Under guardianship, especially as a pupil.

    ‘we are not children in statu pupillari, but adults’
    • ‘Let it be known that all graduates have a voice and that all undergraduates are in statu pupillari.’
  • 2often postpositive In a junior position at university; not having a master's degree.