Definition of Freshman

1. Noun. A first-year undergraduate.

Exact synonyms: Fresher
Generic synonyms: Lowerclassman, Underclassman

2. Adjective. Used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college). "Freshman year in high school or college"
Exact synonyms: First-year
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
Similar to: First

3. Noun. Any new participant in some activity.
Exact synonyms: Entrant, Fledgeling, Fledgling, Neophyte, Newbie, Newcomer, Starter
Generic synonyms: Beginner, Initiate, Novice, Tiro, Tyro
Specialized synonyms: Enlistee, Recruit
Derivative terms: Fledgling, Start, Start

Definition of Freshman

1. n. A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge; especially, a student during his first year in a college or university.

Definition of Freshman

1. Noun. (obsolete) A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A person of either sex entering the first year of an institution, especially a high school (ninth grade), a university, or legislative body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freshman

1. a first-year student [n FRESHMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freshman

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Literary usage of Freshman

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1. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1915)
"At the average freshman course in German ?- 4. At the average freshman course in Greek? ... (In answering 6, 7, 8, if there is no freshman course under your ..."

2. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Birdseye, Clarence F., 1854-1927 (1907)
"A freshman shall not play with any members of an upper class, ... “In case of personal insult, a Junior may call up a freshman and reprehend him. ..."

3. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1856)
"No freshman shall laugh in his Senior's face. " 6. No freshman shall ask his ... Freshmen are to take notice that a Senior Sophister can take a freshman ..."

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