Part of speech:
Someone who is just starting at something, or has only recently started.
A person new to a particular occupation, activity, etc.; apprentice; beginner; tyro
The definition of a recruit is a new person who has joined something, especially the military.
A student in the freshman or sophomore class of a high school or college
A newcomer not yet hardened to rough outdoor life; a greenhorn.
A newcomer, especially one who is unfamiliar with the ways of a place or group.
A person under legal agreement to work a specified length of time for a master craftsman in a craft or trade in return for instruction and, formerly, support
One just beginning a new kind of life, work, etc.; beginner; novice
(Obs.) The common people of any nation
A racehorse that is one year old, dating from January 1 of the year in which it was foaled in the Northern Hemisphere, and from July 1 or August 1 in the Southern Hemisphere.
(Slang) An untrained or inexperienced recruit, as in the army or police.
One who has only recently arrived.
An attentive observer:
A beginner; a novice.
A person who has recently been, or is about to be, initiated
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
The chairman is defined as the president, the person in charge or the person who presides over a meeting, company or department.
used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)
a first-year undergraduate
A young bird that has left the nest and has usually acquired flight feathers, but is often not yet able to fly.
(Sports) One who signals the start of a race.
One that enters, especially one that enters a competition.
Find another word for freshman. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for freshman, like: beginner, first-year student, novice, recruit, lowerclassman, tenderfoot, greenhorn, learner, apprentice, tyro and neophyte.