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  1. Hinglish informal a new immigrant to the UK from the Asian subcontinent
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Word Origin for freshie

C21: from fresh off the (banana) boat
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Historical Examples of freshie

  • Then Kathie's accident, and after that the commotion over the freshie election.

    Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore

    Pauline Lester

  • Some of the squabs are as bad as ever you were, Bobby, when you were a freshie.

  • What Hamilton ought to lose is some of its freshie freshmen, retorted Leslie.

  • This freshie must be pretty white or she would have reported it to Remson.

  • She used to tell me a lot about her affairs when I was a freshie.