freshman vs freshmen :

freshman or 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.”

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Definitions

  • 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)
    a freshman senator
    freshman year in high school or college
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