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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.
I completed the first half of my freshman year, and in January of
against six Sophomores and a Freshman from the Gladiatorial College!
freshman, he stooped and snatched a bouquet as it fell, and offered
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. In the twilight he had a good lounge on the sofa, and Polly sung to him, which arrangement he particularly enjoyed, it was so "cosy and homey." At nine o'clock, Polly packed his bag with clean clothes, nicely mended, such remnants of the festive tea as were transportable, and kissed him "good-night," with many injunctions to muffle up his throat going over the bridge, and be sure that his feet were dry and warm when he went to bed.
First, the elimination of the freshman IT course was projected to reduce both instructor and administrative costs.
By separating out the previous year's returning freshmen who did not advance (and their associated institutional grant aid), the new freshman count and the new freshman aid picture are not muddied by including those students who did not advance to sophomore status.
Accepted on the strength of her high school transcript, she took a sabbatical and enrolled as a freshman for the academic year.
Some commenters on the Volokh Conspiracy blog suggested a hypothetical situation: What if a librarian had suggested an anti-Semitic or racist book for the freshman reading list?
The effects of freshman orientation and locus of control on adjustment to college.
Every freshman participates in the program, and currently 29 seniors serve as mentors.