Definition of freshman in English:

freshman

Syllabification: fresh·man
Pronunciation: /ˈfreSHmən
 
/

noun (plural freshmen)

1A first-year student at a university, college, or high school: we invited the freshmen [as modifier]: a freshman second baseman
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  • Why are most of the victims physically weak such as university freshmen or sophomores or female students?
  • She is currently enrolled at California State University Fullerton as a freshman in the Honors Program.
  • When Arizona State University's freshmen begin to navigate college life this fall, about 35 of them will get extra support from their parents.
Synonyms
new student, first-year student, undergraduate; newcomer, new recruit, probationer; beginner, learner, novice, tenderfoot
informal frosh, undergrad, rookie, greenhorn
1.1 A newcomer or novice, especially someone newly elected to Congress.
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  • I mean, she showed the rhetorical skills that freshman Congress members are known for.
  • Proportionately more freshmen are being elected to Congress now but the figures are dwarfed by those for re-election.
  • He's one of the freshman Republicans from Texas.

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