October 01, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
patron /ˈpeɪtrən/ noun
patron
/ˈpeɪtrən/
noun

plural patrons

Patrons of the library using its computers
Patrons of the library using its computers
Learner's definition of PATRON

[count]

1 : a person who gives money and support to an artist, organization, etc.

  • She is a well-known patron of the arts.

  • a patron of musicians/poets

2 somewhat formal : a person who buys the goods or uses the services of a business, library, etc.

  • A number of patrons [=customers ] were waiting for tables at the restaurant.

  • library patrons

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