prefreshman

noun
pre·​fresh·​man | \ ˌprē-ˈfresh-mən How to pronounce prefreshman (audio) \
variants: or pre-freshman
plural prefreshmen or pre-freshmen

Definition of prefreshman

: a student who is not yet a freshman offers advanced mathematics courses to prefreshmen often used before another noun prefreshman toursa prefreshman summer course

First Known Use of prefreshman

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Prefreshman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prefreshman. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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