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1. freshman

noun. ['ˈfrɛʃmən'] a first-year undergraduate.

Synonyms

  • fresher
  • underclassman

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • exclude
  • uninitiate

Etymology

  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Freshman

  • fleshman
  • eschmann

How do you pronounce freshman?

Pronounce freshman as ˈfrɛʃmən.

US - How to pronounce freshman in American English

UK - How to pronounce freshman in British English

Example sentences of the word freshman


1. Adjective
Pencils, pens, erasers and spiral notebooks make up the staples for school, including the freshman year.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The applicant must be a high school senior or a college freshman registered as a full-time student.

2. freshman

noun. ['ˈfrɛʃmən'] any new participant in some activity.

Synonyms

  • newcomer
  • entrant
  • starter
  • recruit
  • beginner
  • fledgling
  • tiro
  • novice
  • newbie
  • enlistee
  • neophyte
  • initiate
  • tyro

Antonyms

  • late
  • middle
  • secondary
  • back

Etymology

  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. freshman

adjective. ['ˈfrɛʃmən'] used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college).

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • unfledged
  • discharge

Etymology

  • fresh (English)
  • fresch (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • man (English)
  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
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