fresher

[ fresh-er ]
/ ˈfrɛʃ ər /

noun British Slang.

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Origin of fresher

First recorded in 1880–85; fresh(man) + -er1

Definition for fresher (2 of 2)

Origin of fresh

before 900; Middle English; Old English fersc; cognate with Old Frisian fersk, Old High German frisc (German frisch), Old Norse ferskr

SYNONYMS FOR fresh

1 recent. See new.
11 invigorating, sweet, unadulterated.
14 artless, untrained, raw, uncultivated, unskilled.

OTHER WORDS FROM fresh

fresh·ly, adverbfresh·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fresher (1 of 2)

fresher

freshman (ˈfrɛʃmən)

/ (ˈfrɛʃə) /

noun plural -ers or -men

a first-year student at college or university

British Dictionary definitions for fresher (2 of 2)

Derived forms of fresh

freshly, adverbfreshness, noun

Word Origin for fresh

Old English fersc fresh, unsalted; related to Old High German frisc, Old French freis, Old Norse ferskr
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Idioms and Phrases with fresher

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