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

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
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