freshman vs freshmen : Common Errors in English

About freshman vs freshmen

“Freshman” is the singular noun: “Birgitta is a freshman at Yale.” “Freshmen” is the plural: “Patricia and Patrick are freshmen at Stanford.” But the adjective is always singular: ”Megan had an interesting freshman seminar on Romanesque architecture at Sarah Lawrence.”

freshman Meaning(s)

  • (n) a first-year undergraduate
  • (n) any new participant in some activity
  • (s) used of a person in the first year of an experience (especially in United States high school or college)

freshman in News

  1. Editorial: Freshman lawmaker Larry Lee Jr. pledges greater attention to environmental concerns

    Freshman lawmaker Larry Lee Jr. has learned that constituents are passionate about protecting natural environment.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Indian River Press Journal

  2. Freshman guard Frankamp displays shooting touch

    Conner Frankamp, a freshman guard from Wichita, made all four of his three-point attempts during the Jayhawks’ scrimmage against some of their former players Wednesday. One of those former players, guard Tyshawn Taylor, said Frankamp is one of the best shooters he’s seen.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Kansas City Star

  3. Incoming UConn Freshman Saniya Chong Eager To Get Started With Huskies

    Saniya Chong, the lone freshman to join the UConn's women's basketball roster next season, is within days of playing her ultimate transition game.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Hartford Courant

freshmen in News

  1. Meet the Freshmen: K Harrison Butker

    Meet the Freshmen: K Harrison Butker
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  2. Biden: Senate GOP cowers to 2 freshmen; minorities may not vote in MA without Obama on ballot

    WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden says Senate Republicans are scared of two of their freshmen: Ted Cruz of Texas and Rand Paul of Kentucky. Biden says the GOP has fundamentally changed and he's never seen anything like it.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Baseball. Freshmen Pitching Duo Lands On NCBWA Freshman All-America Teams

    Arizona State University freshmen pitchers Ryan Burr and Ryan Kellogg have earned spots on the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Freshman All-American Team, the organization announced Monday.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Arizona State Sun Devils

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