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soph·o·more

 (sŏf′ə-môr′, sŏf′môr′)
n.
1.
a. A second-year student in a US college.
b. A tenth-grade student in a US high school.
2. A person in the second year of carrying out an endeavor.
3. A three-year-old racehorse, usually in its second year of racing.
adj.
1. Of or relating to the second year of an endeavor, especially of attending a school or college.
2. Being the second in a series: a singer's sophomore album.

[Alteration (probably influenced by Greek sophos, wise, and mōros, stupid) of sophumer, from obsolete sophom, sophism, dialectic exercise, variant of sophism.]

sophomore

(ˈsɒfəˌmɔː)
n
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a second-year student at a secondary (high) school or college
adj
(of a book, recording, etc, by an artist) second: her sophomore album.
[C17: perhaps from earlier sophumer, from sophum, variant of sophism + -er1]

soph•o•more

(ˈsɒf əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr; ˈsɒf mɔr, -moʊr)

n.
a student in the second year at a high school, college, or university.
[1645–55; earlier sophumer, perhaps =sophum sophism + -er1]

sophomore

A student in the second year of a college course, or a high-school student in the tenth grade.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sophomore - a second-year undergraduatesophomore - a second-year undergraduate    
lowerclassman, underclassman - an undergraduate who is not yet a senior
Adj.1.sophomore - used of the second year in United States high school or college; "the sophomore class"; "his sophomore year"
intermediate - lying between two extremes in time or space or state; "going from sitting to standing without intermediate pushes with the hands"; "intermediate stages in a process"; "intermediate stops on the route"; "an intermediate range plane"
Translations
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sophomore

[ˈsɒfəmɔːʳ] N (US) → estudiante mf de segundo año GRADE

sophomore

[ˈsɒfəmɔːr]
n (US)étudiant(e) m/f de deuxième année
modif
sophomore year → deuxième année f
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Her sophmore album, Master of My Make Believe became her first #1 album, topping the Billboard Dance/ Electronic albums chart.
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The indie rockers kicked off a mammoth tour in Ireland last night which sees them taking their sophmore offering Congratulations to audiences around Europe and the US right up until Christmas.
Hot on the heels of their successful eight season run with '24' and the recent Emmy[R] nomination for the HBO mini-series 'The Pacific,' Carvell and company will return to offer production assistance and promotional services to the sophmore season of the hit NBC series 'Community.
Reactions to Fantasy have been mixed, and the first-week sales were approximately a fifth of what they were for her sophmore album.
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Trey Nordan, sophmore, watched the debate on the big screens set up next to the Ole Miss student union.
2 -- color) The Clippers' Al Thornton, right, of the Sophmore team dunks against Brook Lopez on Friday night during the Rookie-Sophomore game in Phoenix.
He plans to start his sophmore year at the University of Idaho in 2001.