pre·​fresh·​man ˌprē-ˈfresh-mən How to pronounce prefreshman (audio)
variants or pre-freshman
plural prefreshmen or pre-freshmen
: a student who is not yet a freshman
offers advanced mathematics courses to prefreshmen
often used before another noun
prefreshman tours
a prefreshman summer course

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prefreshman was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“Prefreshman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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