Freshman meaning

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The definition of a freshman is a newcomer in their first year of something they will be doing for several years.

Someone who is a first-year student in high school or college is an example of a freshman.

Someone who is in their first year as a member of Congress is an example of a freshman.

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A student in the first-year class of a high school, college, or university.
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A beginner; a novice.
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A beginner; novice.
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A student in the first year of college or the ninth grade in high school.
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A person in the first year, term, etc. of some enterprise.

A freshman in Congress.

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Of, for, or having to do with a freshman or freshmen.
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(US) A person of either sex entering the first year of an institution, especially a high school (ninth grade), a university, or legislative body.

At the time I was a wide-eyed freshman, but I was soon to grow jaded and cynical.

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Origin of freshman