- a student who is taught by a teacher, esp a young student
- a boy under 14 or a girl under 12 who is in the care of a guardian
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
Educationa person, usually young, who is learning from or being taught by a teacher at school or a private tutor;
pu•pil2 /ˈpyupəl/USA pronunciation n. [countable]
the opening in the iris of the eye that narrows and widens as more or less light passes through to the retina.
- the dark circular aperture at the centre of the iris of the eye, through which light enters