freshman


freshman
index amateur, neophyte, novice

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  • freshman — [fresh′mən] n. pl. freshmen [fresh′mən] [ FRESH1 + MAN] 1. a beginner; novice 2. a student in the first year of college or the ninth grade in high school ☆ 3. a person in the first year, term, etc. of some enterprise [a freshman in Congress] …   English World dictionary

  • Freshman — Fresh man, n.; pl. {Freshmen}. A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge; especially, a student during his first year in a high school, college, or university. Syn: frosh. [1913 Webster] He drank his glass and cracked his joke, And freshmen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Freshman — ist die Bezeichnung für: Studenten des ersten Jahres (also 1. und 2. Semesters) an einem US amerikanischen College. Schüler der 9. Klasse in den USA, also der ersten Klasse an einer High School. eine 1989 gedrehte Filmkomödie mit Matthew… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • freshman — mid 16c., newcomer, novice, from FRESH (Cf. fresh) (1) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). Sense of university student in first year is attested from 1590s. Related: Freshmen …   Etymology dictionary

  • freshman — [n] first year student beginner, frosh*, greenhorn, novice, rookie, underclassman, undergrad*, undergraduate; concept 348 …   New thesaurus

  • freshman — ► NOUN ▪ a first year student at university or (N. Amer. ) at high school …   English terms dictionary

  • freshman 15 — n. The number of pounds that many students gain in their first year of college; the often observed phenomenon of weight gain among first year college students. Also: Freshman 15, Freshman Fifteen. Example Citations: Yolanda Davis heard about the… …   New words

  • freshman — freshmanship, n. /fresh meuhn/, n., pl. freshmen, adj. n. 1. a student in the first year of the course at a university, college, or high school. 2. a novice; beginner. adj. 3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a freshman: to outgrow one s… …   Universalium

  • Freshman — A freshman, fresher, fish, or frosh is a first year student in an educational institution. The term first year can also be used as a noun, to describe the students themselves (e.x. They are first years ).United StatesIn recent years, first year… …   Wikipedia

  • freshman — noun Freshman is used before these nouns: ↑Congressman, Congresswoman, ↑enrolment, ↑seminar, ↑year Freshman is used after these nouns: ↑college, ↑high school …   Collocations dictionary


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