varsity definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. varsities
- the main team that represents a university, college, or school in some competition, esp. an athletic one
- Brit., Informal university
Origin: contr. and amp; altered ; from university
designating or of the varsity () team or competition
varsity definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. var·si·ties
- The principal team representing a university, college, or school in sports, games, or other competitions.
- Chiefly British A university.
Origin: Shortening and alteration of university.