frosh
noun (plural frosh) Etymology: by shortening & alteration Date: circa 1915 freshman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • frosh — frosh, n.; pl. {frosh}. [from freshman by shortening.] a student during his first year in a high school, college, or university; a {freshman}. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frosh — frosh, n.; pl. {frosh}. [from freshman by shortening.] a student during his first year in a high school, college, or university; a {freshman}. [informal] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frosh — /frosh/, n., pl. frosh. Informal. a college or high school freshman. [1910 15; by alter. and shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • frosh — ☆ frosh [fräsh ] n. pl. frosh [altered < FRESHMAN] Informal a high school or college freshman …   English World dictionary

  • frosh — student colloquial shortening and alteration of FRESHMAN (Cf. freshman), attested by 1915, perh. under influence of Ger. frosch frog, (dial.) grammar school pupil [OED] …   Etymology dictionary

  • frosh — [fro/] 1. n. a freshman. □ Ken is just a frosh, but he looks older. □ Get some frosh to do it for you. 2. mod. having to do ith freshmen. □ The frosh dorm is full again this year. □ …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • frosh — I. ˈfräsh noun also frosk sk Etymology: Middle English frosk, frosh, frush, frosse, from Old English frosc, frox, forsc & Old Norse froskr more at frog now dialect England : frog II …   Useful english dictionary

  • frosh — 1. noun A first year student, at certain universities. That frosh is really getting on my nerves, just he wait till hell week! Syn: freshman, newbie 2. verb …   Wiktionary

  • frosh — [[t]frɒʃ[/t]] n. pl. frosh. Informal. inf a freshman 1) • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • frosh — frɑʃ /frɒʃ n. freshman in college; frog …   English contemporary dictionary

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