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Meaning of FRESHMAN

Pronunciation:  'freshmun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a first-year undergraduate
  2. [n]  any new participant in some activity
  3. [adj]  used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college); "a freshman senator"; "freshman year in high school or college"

FRESHMAN is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: entrant, first, first-year, fledgeling, fledgling, fresher, neophyte, newcomer, starter
 See Also: beginner, enlistee, initiate, lowerclassman, novice, recruit, tiro, tyro, underclassman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fresh"man\, n.; pl. {Freshmen}.
novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge; especially, a
student during his fist year in a college or university.

      He drank his glass and cracked his joke, And freshmen
      wondered as he spoke.                    --Goldsmith.

{Freshman class}, the lowest of the four classes in an
   American college. [ U. S.]

Thesaurus Terms
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