frosh

[ frosh ]
/ frɒʃ /

noun, plural frosh. Informal.

a college or high-school freshman.

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Origin of frosh

First recorded in 1910–15; by alteration and shortening
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Example sentences from the Web for frosh

  • The latter, in a spirit of fun, several times sent a poor “frosh” up to the top floor when she should have remained on the first.

British Dictionary definitions for frosh

frosh
/ (frɒʃ) /

noun

US and Canadian slang a freshman

Word Origin for frosh

C20: altered from freshman
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