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Meaning of freshman

fresh•man

Pronunciation: (fresh'mun), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -men,
—n.
  1. a student in the first year of the course at a university, college, or high school.
  2. a novice; beginner.
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a freshman: to outgrow one's freshman attitudes.
  2. lacking seniority or experience; junior: a freshman senator.
  3. required of or suitable for freshmen: freshman courses.
  4. initial; first: This is my freshman year with the company.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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