Varsity definition

värsĭ-tē
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The principal team representing a university, college, or school in sports, games, or other competitions.
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The main team that represents a university, college, or school in some competition, esp. an athletic one.
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(brit., informal) University.
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Designating or of the varsity team or competition.
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(chiefly british) A university.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
varsity
Plural:
varsities

Origin of varsity

  • Shortening and alteration of university

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Alteration of university

    From Wiktionary