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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
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The coming of Christmas, that first year of our residence in Alabama, gave us an opportunity to get a farther insight into the real life of the people.
During the first years at Tuskegee I recall that night after night I would roll and toss on my bed, without sleep, because of the anxiety and uncertainty which we were in regarding money.
The first year of her widowhood was just at an end, and she had past it in a good deal of retirement, seeing only a few particular friends, and dividing her time between her devotions and novels, of which she was always extremely fond.
These were his triumphs, and this his rate of progress on the way to the peerage, during the first year of his life as the husband of Lady Jane.
At the end of the first year Death took her--and the spot was rubbed out.
He had done very well the first year, and there it had ended.
One age followed another until the first years of the eighteenth Christian century saw the reign of Aurungzebe, Emperor of the Moguls.
That contempt of riches which our Gascon had observed as an article of faith during the thirty-five first years of his life, had for a long time been considered by him as the first article of the code of bravery.
For the principal thing, that hath been the destruction of most plantations, hath been the base and hasty drawing of profit, in the first years.
4% during his first year in office -- slightly more than 10 percentage points lower than any other elected president's first-year average.
Nothing is more challenging than that first year of teaching, no matter how much student teaching someone has done or theory classes they've taken.
What is the impact of service-learning on first-time, full-time freshmen students' academic integration, student social integration, and student-faculty interaction during the first year in college?

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