1. [syn: valedictorian, valedictory speaker]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Valedictorian \Val`e*dic*to"ri*an\, n.
One who pronounces a valedictory address; especially, in
American colleges, the student who pronounces the valedictory
of the graduating class at the annual commencement, usually
the student who ranks first in scholarship.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the student with the best grades who usually delivers the
valedictory address at commencement [syn: valedictorian,