from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or characteristic of a sophomore.
  • adj. Exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgment: sophomoric behavior.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, relating to, or characteristic of a sophomore
  • adj. conceited and overconfident of knowledge but poorly informed and immature
  • adj. pretentious; inflated in style or manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a sophomore; resembling a sophomore; hence, pretentious; inflated in style or manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a sophomore or a sophomore class.
  • Characteristic of the traditional sophomore; bombastic; inflated; conceited; complacently ignorant; immature and over-confident.


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