Definitions

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  • n. a pre-freshman; a prospective student on a visit

Etymologies

From pre- + frosh 'freshman' (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Until the Old Boys changed their minds, she was a Princeton prefrosh.

    Enchanted Ivy

  • “Are you supposed to protect me against vicious squirrels and roving gangs of prefrosh?”

    Enchanted Ivy

  • It's amazing - and a little scary - that Harvard administrators didn't use some common sense before deciding that this ad for "Harvard's first prefrosh blacklight party" was sufficient grounds for censorship.

    Greg Lukianoff: Maybe Harvard Thought It Was The 'Manifestly Illegal' Party?

  • A female prefrosh was found unconscious near M.Cormick late on Thursday last week, according to an e-mail sent by Bexley housemaster Robert M. Randolph to dorm residents.

    The Tech - MIT's Student Newspaper

  • The e-mail stated that the prefrosh had been intoxicated and spent the night at Massachusetts General Hospital.

    The Tech - MIT's Student Newspaper

  • The CFS chose to protest during Campus Preview Weekend because that is when M.T is in the spotlight for prefrosh, said Jesse M. Ashcraft-Johnson '11, a resident of Random Hall, who attended the protest.

    The Tech - MIT's Student Newspaper

  • Brenzel added that prefrosh who attend Bulldog Days are also more likely to matriculate.

    Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

  • Already, students on campus are preparing to greet the influx of prefrosh, with over 225 student groups currently signed up for tables at the extracurricular bazaar, said Mark Dunn, assistant director of admissions.

    Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

  • A record number of prefrosh are expected to arrive on campus Monday for this year's Bulldog Days.

    Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

  • Kinsley added that this year's prefrosh will be greeted earlier than usual, at 5 p.m. on Old Campus rather than at 9: 45 p.m. in Commons as in past years.

    Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

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