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  • noun colloquial A freshman.

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Examples

  • You do not have a bit of jealousy about letting a 'freshie' step in ahead of some who have been here two and three years. "

    Hester's Counterpart A Story of Boarding School Life

  • I've been reviewing for around a year and I've been involved with the AHWA for less than that, so I'm still a bit of a freshie in that regard.

    2010 Australian Specfic Snapshot: Felicity Dowker

  • I've been reviewing for around a year and I've been involved with the AHWA for less than that, so I'm still a bit of a freshie in that regard.

    2010 Australian Snapshot: Nyssa Pascoe

  • Hey Meera, thats a real wow-recipe : I get freshie fresh strawberries here..will sure try them next time I do basundhi...

    Strawberry Basundi

  • Steve and Bob worked together for several nights, moving one freshie after another out of a section of river that was about to be dammed.

    Steve and Me

  • Steve and Bob worked together for several nights, moving one freshie after another out of a section of river that was about to be dammed.

    Steve and Me

  • It's going to be nice seeing those flustered, frightened freshie next fall and while we're off being busy like Hell, they'll transition into someplace we've already been.

    writerchic88 Diary Entry

  • ShadyAfterMoo: katie thought u were a freshie, "sorry" she says

    writerchic88 Diary Entry

  • And i've realized something else, i cannot stand the freshie class of 2007 at Oak Park-River Forest especially that bitch, Caitlin Tencate.

    writerchic88 Diary Entry

  • I'm going to smack some freshie this week if i cannot get the respect i deserve as a sophomore.

    writerchic88 Diary Entry

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  • Steve Irwin's term for a freshwater crocodile. He probably didn't coin the word, but he made it popular.

    October 31, 2007

  • Was popular in Australia long before Irwin.

    December 11, 2018

  • The forms of address can get messy

    When croc and newcomer are freshie.

    I’d stumble, by gosh,

    ‘Cause we call them frosh

    And ‘gators are what might distress me.

    December 11, 2018

  • Far be it from me to lit-crit

    The chronicles of reptiles, one bit

    But a saltie, so fond

    Of Darwin's sewage pond,

    Became notorious as a big croc of sh*t

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-23/sewerage-ponds-twitcher-feathers-ruffled-crocodile-leanyer/5214928

    December 11, 2018