Associations to the word «Freshman»


FRESHMAN, noun. (obsolete) A novice; one in the rudiments of knowledge.
FRESHMAN, noun. (US) A person of either sex entering the first year of an institution, especially a high school (ninth grade), a university, or legislative body.
FRESHMAN FIFTEEN, noun. (colloquial) (US) (Canada) Amount of weight (thought to be 15 pounds) gained by a student during their first year of college.

Dictionary definition

FRESHMAN, noun. A first-year undergraduate.
FRESHMAN, noun. Any new participant in some activity.
FRESHMAN, adjective. Used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college); "a freshman senator"; "freshman year in high school or college".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy