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[ uhn-der-grad ]


, Informal.
  1. an undergraduate.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of undergrad1

By shortening
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Example Sentences

If you’re a finance whiz, you try to get into Wharton as an undergrad.

From Time

I teach a class to undergrads that is an economics course for non-econ majors.

Cohen and her colleagues found that undergrads have often gone above and beyond local health recommendations, for example having restricted their contact with others even before stay-at-home orders were issued in the spring.

From Vox

There were not a lot of opportunities to study space in Bangladesh, so she came to the United States for undergrad, attending Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania.

When I was an undergrad, I was working two, sometimes three, jobs.

In December 2012, a fellow undergrad accused Winston of raping her.

McCaskill, while an undergrad at the University of Missouri, had a friend who was assaulted while on a date.

As an undergrad at Stanford, I was an English and Political Science double-major.

I, and most—not all—of my female undergrad peers want to get married and have children.

Cruz did his undergrad time at Princeton, and followed it up with Harvard Law, where he edited the storied Harvard Law Review.

He is as keen to win in a canoe race as any undergrad in his college boat and is a genuine and true sportsman.

I have had a fondness for the color ever since I was one of you—an undergrad.

It was the second year of my undergrad, taking a double-major in not making trouble for my profs and keeping my mouth shut.

You've taken just about every undergrad course there is in those fields.

These are the occasions when the dons administer reproof or advice on the conduct of each individual undergrad.


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