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Group members and describing group members

academician

noun

a member of an academy that encourages interest and development in a particular subject

alumnus

noun

someone who used to be a member of a sports team, musical group, company etc

arriviste

noun

someone who has recently joined an organization or community, and is disliked by its members who have been there longer

associate

noun

a member of an organization who has only some of the rights or benefits that ordinary members have

baby

noun

the youngest member of a family or other group

branch

noun

the members of an organization, club, or political party in a particular area: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

charter member

noun

a founder member of an organization

commissioner

noun

a member of a commission

core

noun

the members of a group who do the most work, or who support it most strongly

elder statesman

noun

an experienced and respected member of a group or organization

eldest

adjective

oldest of the people in a group, especially the children in a family

fellow

noun

a member of a professional society or educational institution

founder member

noun

one of the people who was a member of a group, organization, club etc when it first started

gangsta

noun

a word used by some young people meaning a member of a gang

guest

noun

someone who you take with you to a club where you are a member

hard core

noun

the people within an organization or group who are the most loyal to its principles and the most involved in its activities: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

hard core

noun

the people in a group who are extremely interested or enthusiastic: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

honorary

adjective

an honorary member of a group is someone who is allowed to join without applying or without having the usual qualifications

inductee

noun

someone who has been officially accepted into a group, especially a military force

insider

noun

someone within an organization or group who knows about all the things happening in it

interloper

noun

someone who is in a place or group but is not wanted by the other people there

latecomer

noun

someone who has recently arrived, become a member of a group etc

legation

noun

the people who work in a legation

life member

noun

someone who will be a member of a particular club or organization for the rest of their life

member

noun

someone who belongs to a club, organization, or group

member

noun

a country, organization etc that belongs to a group

the old guard

noun

the people in an organization who have been there for a long time and do not like changes or new ideas

oligarch

noun

a member of a small group that runs a country or large organization

panelist

the American spelling of panellist

panellist

noun

a member of a panel of people who give opinions or judgments

ranks

noun

all the people within a group, organization etc

the rank and file

noun

all the members of a group or organization except the leaders or officers

recruit

noun

a new member of a company or an organization, especially someone who has recently joined

rep

noun

a representative of a group who is officially chosen to express its opinions

representative

noun

someone who has been chosen or elected by a person or group to vote, give opinions, or make decisions for them

representative

noun

someone who is thought of as a typical member of a particular group

rump

noun

a small part of a company, a group of people, or a country that remains when the rest of it has left or has been removed

selector

noun

someone on a committee whose job is to choose someone or something, especially the members of a team

spokesman

noun

a male spokesperson

spokesperson

noun

someone whose job is to officially represent an organization, for example in dealing with journalists

spokeswoman

noun

a female spokesperson

strength

noun

the size of a group of people needed to achieve something

tribesman

noun

a male member of a tribe

tribespeople

noun

people who are members of a tribe

tribeswoman

noun

a female member of a tribe

unit

noun

a company or organization that is part of a group, or a place that an organization uses for a particular purpose

one of the lads

someone who is accepted as a member of a group of men

new/fresh blood

someone who joins an organization with new exciting ideas or new ways of doing things

one/some of someone’s number

one or several of the people in a particular group

third/fifth wheel

someone in an organization or team who is not really needed

the odd one/man out

someone who is not accepted by the other members of a group because of being different

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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