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fresh·man

 (frĕsh′mən)
n.
1. A student in the first-year class of a high school, college, or university. See Usage Note at chairman.
2. A beginner; a novice.

fresh•man

(ˈfrɛʃ mən)

n., pl. -men,
adj. n.
1. a student in the first year at a university, college, or high school.
2. a novice; beginner.
adj.
3. of or characteristic of a freshman.
[1545–50]
usage: See -man.

freshman

A student in the first year at a school, college, or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freshman - a first-year undergraduatefreshman - a first-year undergraduate    
lowerclassman, underclassman - an undergraduate who is not yet a senior
2.freshman - any new participant in some activity
beginner, initiate, tiro, tyro, novice - someone new to a field or activity
enlistee, recruit - any new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
Adj.1.freshman - 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"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
first - preceding all others in time or space or degree; "the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training"

freshman

noun undergraduate, fresher (Brit. informal), first-year student a freshman at the University of South Carolina

freshman

noun
One who is just starting to learn or do something:
Slang: rookie.
Translations
fuksi
bizutbizuth
elsőévesgólya
feut
bruc

freshman

[ˈfreʃmən] N (freshmen (pl))
1. (Univ) → estudiante mf de primer año
2. (Scol) (= beginner) → novato/a mf GRADE

freshman

[ˈfrɛʃmən] nbizuth m, étudiant(e) m/f de première année

freshman

n pl <-men> (US Univ) → Erstsemester nt (inf); (Sch) → Frischling m (inf)

freshman

[ˈfrɛʃmən] n (-men (pl)) (Univ) → matricola f
References in classic literature ?
I had made up my mind to do a lot of college requirement work in the summer, and to enter the freshman class at the university without conditions in the fall.
against six Sophomores and a Freshman from the Gladiatorial College!
When a freshman he had been baptized "Ice-Box" by his warmer- blooded fellows.
If the day was stormy, they stayed at home, reading, writing letters, talking over their affairs, and giving each other good advice; for, though Will was nearly three years younger than Polly, he could n't for the life of him help assuming amusingly venerable airs, when he became a Freshman.
I completed the first half of my freshman year, and in January of
In addition to near record numbers, this year's incoming freshman class is better prepared academically.
James, a redshirt freshman from Texarkana, Texas, set the Pac-10's freshman rushing record and ranked sixth nationally this past season with 1,546 yards.
Lovato has the skills to become the staff ace -- she was 17-11 as a freshman at Illinois-Chicago in 2005 -- but the rest of the staff is unproven.
But Greene says that with remedial training, the student may make it through the freshman year, so "they're more likely to persist through years two, three, and four.
Working with a freshman seminar over the course of a semester has been rewarding for the students, who have learned both concrete research skills and higher order critical thinking and information literacy skills, and also for the librarians.
Maybe that's why I welcomed the "Enid and Joe" and "We Got You Babe" chapters recounting the experiences of two of the more colorful members of the freshman class.