fresher

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Etymology 1[edit]

fresh +‎ -er (used to form the comparative)

Adjective[edit]

fresher

  1. comparative form of fresh: more fresh

Etymology 2[edit]

From a clipping of freshman +‎ -er (Oxford -er).

Noun[edit]

fresher (plural freshers)

  1. (Britain) A first year student at a university.
  2. (India) A fresh graduate looking for his or her first job.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Fresher is much more commonly used than freshman in the UK.
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