undergrad

noun
un·​der·​grad | \ ˈən-dər-ˌgrad How to pronounce undergrad (audio) \

Definition of undergrad

Examples of undergrad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As an undergrad at Berkeley, Hsu was this person to a T and his memoir digs, in a lovely, low-key way beneath the surface of the pose. Chloe Schama, Vogue, 14 Sep. 2022 Eventually, Quiballo was able to return to UA for his undergrad and ASU for his MFA. AZCentral.com, 11 Sep. 2022 At just 18 years old, Dao was able to help her mother buy the nail salon, where Dao worked full-time during her undergrad and sometimes during law school at Brigham Young University. The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 Aug. 2022 Linux, the first open source operating system, was created for computers in 1991 by undergrad student Linus Torvalds. Deepak Syal, Forbes, 3 Aug. 2022 A few years before Title IX passed, Lin Dunn had just earned a master’s degree in physical education from Tennessee after completing her undergrad at UT Martin. Gabby Hajduk, The Indianapolis Star, 1 July 2022 Sinisterra has juggled his undergrad studies and his fashion line. Diana Durán, Washington Post, 16 July 2022 Generations before, another Howard undergrad, the sculptor Elizabeth Catlett, found her form and her sense of political purpose. New York Times, 8 July 2022 Vicente got into politics as an undergrad at UC Berkeley after police tear-gassed him and others during a solidarity march for Ferguson, Mo., in 2014. Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2022 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'undergrad.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of undergrad

1827, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About undergrad

Time Traveler for undergrad

Time Traveler

The first known use of undergrad was in 1827

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near undergrad

undergown

undergrad

undergrade

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for undergrad

Last Updated

17 Sep 2022

Cite this Entry

“Undergrad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undergrad. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on undergrad

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for undergrad

Test Your Vocabulary

Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!