[ 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
Words nearby frosh
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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.The Orchard Secret|Cleo Garis
British Dictionary definitions for frosh
/ (frɒʃ) /
US and Canadian slang a freshman
Word Origin for frosh
C20: altered from freshman
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