Definition of Sophomore

1. Noun. A second-year undergraduate.

Exact synonyms: Soph
Generic synonyms: Lowerclassman, Underclassman



2. Adjective. Used of the second year in United States high school or college. "His sophomore year"
Exact synonyms: Second-year
Similar to: Intermediate

Definition of Sophomore

1. n. One belonging to the second of the four classes in an American college, or one next above a freshman.

Definition of Sophomore

1. Adjective. (American English) The second in a series, especially, the second of an artist’s albums or the second of four years in a high school (tenth grade) or university. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) A second-year undergraduate student in a college or university, or a second-year student in a four-year secondary school or high school. ¹

3. Noun. (American English) (context: horse-racing) A three year old horse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sophomore

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sophomore

sophisticatedly
sophisticatedness
sophisticates
sophisticating
sophistication
sophistications
sophisticator
sophisticators
sophistries
sophistry
sophists
sophocracy
sophomania
sophomaniac
sophomaniacs
sophomore (current term)
sophomore(a)
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sophomoric
sophomorically
sophonsified
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sophont
sophonts
sophophobia
sophora
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sophoretin
sophorine

Literary usage of Sophomore

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1. Catalogue by Princeton University (1908)
"THE sophomore YEAR The sophomore courses, required and elective, arranged so as to include elementary courses prerequisite to the subsequent studies of the ..."

2. Catalogue by Williams College, Hebrew Union College (1911)
"sophomore YEAR The student must take four courses, at least one in each Division, from among those open to sophomores. One of these shall serve as the ..."

3. Comparison of High School Dropout Rates in 1982 and 1992 by Philip Kaufman, Marilyn M. McMillen, David Sweet (1998)
"A COMPARISON OF THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE sophomore CLASSES OF 1980 AND 1990 This chapter takes a closer look the risk factors outlined in figure 1, ..."

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