What does freshman mean?

Definitions for freshman
ˈfrɛʃ mənfresh·man

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word freshman.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. freshman, fresher(noun)

    a first-year undergraduate

  2. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant(adj)

    any new participant in some activity

  3. freshman, first-year(adj)

    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"


  1. freshman(Noun)

    A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge.

  2. freshman(Noun)

    A person of either sex entering the first year of an institution, especially a high school (ninth grade), a university, or legislative body.

    At the time I was a wide-eyed freshman, but I was soon to grow jaded and cynical.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freshman(noun)

    novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge; especially, a student during his fist year in a college or university


  1. Freshman

    A freshman or fresher is a first-year student in secondary school, high school, college or university. The term first year can also be used as a noun, to describe the students themselves or others.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Freshman

    An undergraduate in his first year at a university.

How to pronounce freshman?

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How to say freshman in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freshman in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freshman in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of freshman in a Sentence

  1. Jane Pearson:

    I was sad and depressed, issues with food were tied to my emotions, i didn't feel I was pretty enough to join a sorority, no other freshman girls looked like I did.

  2. Jasmine Barksdale:

    There are people I meet randomly who are like: 'Oh my gosh, you're in Off the Beat? I've been to every Off the Beat show since I was a freshman,'.

  3. Ilhan Omar:

    John Lewis was one of the rare political figures in Washington who was widely revered. At a time when politics isso divisive and Republicans and Democrats are firmly entrenched in separate camps, John Lewis was the congressman who transcended party affiliation and was regarded as a national treasure in Washington. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., said she burst into tears when she first arrived at the Capitol for freshman orientation in 2018 and had a chance to meet John Lewis. I ran into Congressman John Lewis and I burst into tears and I said to him, Sir, I read about you in middle school and you are here in the flesh and I get to be your colleague.

  4. Jamie McGroarty:

    It was a comfort for everyone being around their peers, the freshman had it the hardest, because they were starting high school for the first time just like her.

  5. Denzel McCampbell:

    I think it's divorced from reality, when you look at the actual receipts, when you look at Rep. Tlaib's work, it's rare for a freshman to have a bill signed into law, especially( by) a president of the opposing party. And she did that. And that's the same President that she ran on impeaching.

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