- a student in the first year of the course at a university, college, or high school.
- a novice; beginner.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of a freshman: to outgrow one's freshman attitudes.
- lacking seniority or experience; junior: a freshman senator.
- required of or suitable for freshmen: freshman courses.
- initial; first: This is my freshman year with the company.
Origin of freshman
Related Words for freshmannovice, undergraduate, rookie, greenhorn, beginner, underclassman, undergrad, frosh
Examples from the Web for freshman
Contemporary Examples of freshman
But the show is inoffensively good, which is high praise in a pretty terrible year for freshman TV series.It’s Time to Stop Hating Katherine Heigl
November 17, 2014
“There was a lot of stuff that I had never really thought about before,” freshman Thomas Long said.Kirk Cameron Saves Christmas from Abominable Killjoys (Other Christians)
November 14, 2014
More than 40 percent of incoming freshman said that a campus visit and social activities affected their choice.The Daily Beast College Rankings Methodology
November 5, 2014
“Ted Cruz, Team Player” is a twist few saw coming from the freshman who has made too many enemies to count in Washington.Ted Cruz Quits Screwing With the GOP
October 16, 2014
Her grandson Kane is a freshman and is playing for both the JV and varsity squads.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own
August 31, 2014
Historical Examples of freshman
A freshman must behave like a freshman, or he is laughed at.The American Mind
When given in college, the course should, if possible, be assigned to the freshman year.College Teaching
And then, this nearly omniscient intellect was called a Freshman!In a Little Town
It certainly brought the freshman class together with a snap.
Marjorie chose not to discuss Hamilton from the freshman's point of view.