Definitions for sophomoreˈsɒf əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr; ˈsɒf mɔr, -moʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sophomore, soph(adj)

    a second-year undergraduate

  2. sophomore(a), second-year(adj)

    used of the second year in United States high school or college

    "the sophomore class"; "his sophomore year"


  1. sophomore(Noun)

    A second-year undergraduate student in a college or university, or a second-year student in a four-year secondary school or high school.

    She was very mature for a sophomore and had several friends who were juniors or even seniors.

  2. sophomore(Noun)

    A three year old horse.

    The filly had looked promising as a sophomore, but concerns over her health had prompted the owner to pull her from the seasonu2019s early races.

  3. sophomore(Adjective)

    The second in a series, especially, the second of an artistu2019s albums or the second of four years in a high school (tenth grade) or university.

    The bandu2019s sophomore album built upon the success of their debut release, catapulting them to megastardom.

  4. Origin: From earlier sophumer, from the obsolete sophom, likely influenced by Ancient Greek σοφός + μωρός. Compare oxymoron, a similar contradiction.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sophomore(noun)

    one belonging to the second of the four classes in an American college, or one next above a freshman


  1. Sophomore

    Sophomore is a term particularly used in US English to describe a student in the second year of study at high school or university. The word is also used as a synonym for "second", for the second album or EP released by a musician or group, the second movie of a director, or the second season of a professional athlete.

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