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ˈfrɛʃ mənfresh·man

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freshman, freshernoun

    a first-year undergraduate

  2. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrantadjective

    any new participant in some activity

  3. freshman, first-yearadjective

    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. freshmannoun

    A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge.

  2. freshmannoun

    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. Freshmannoun

    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.

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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. Elijah Molden:

    Especially since were not the biggest guys on the field we have to have the best feet, i remember my freshman year how he would (move) at the nickel position and copy that. Even now, every once in a while Ill need to be reminded of the steps if Im bouncing around positions. Ill ask him what he thinks.

  2. Jeremiah Quinlan:

    This( adversity score) is literally affecting every application we look at, it has been a part of the success story to help diversify our freshman class.

  3. 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.

  4. James Roche:

    Brett and I did not socialize beyond the first few days of freshman year. We talked at night as freshman roommates do, and I would see him as he returned from nights out with his friends. It is from this experience that I concluded that although Brett was normally reserved, he was a notably heavy drinker, even by the standards of Cuomo Prime Time, and that he became aggressive and belligerent when he was very drunk.

  5. Breanna Stewart:

    What she's done this year, in such a year of unknown, is actually ridiculous, she doesn't look like a freshman, that's for sure. Even when I look back on my freshman year, I had moments where it was like, 'Stewie is a freshman.' Paige has the confidence in leading her team as a freshman, which is crazy in itself.

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