from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or characteristic of a sophomore.
  • adjective Exhibiting great immaturity and lack of judgment.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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