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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.
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.]
(Education) chiefly US and Canadian a second-year student at a secondary (high) school or college
(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)
a student in the second year at a high school, college, or university.
A student in the second year of a college course, or a high-school student in the tenth grade.
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|Noun||1.||sophomore - a second-year undergraduate|
|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"