freshers' flu

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Etymology[edit]

From fresher (a new student) and flu (disease), an abbreviation of influenza.

Noun[edit]

freshers' flu (uncountable)

  1. (UK, informal) A cold or similar illness contracted by new students at a university, caused by gathering people (and the diseases they carry) from a wide variety of places in a confined area, allowing the diseases to spread to those without immunity.

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