from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A student in the freshman or sophomore class at a secondary school or college. Also called lowerclassman.
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- n. The opposite of an upperclassman; a freshman or sophomore.
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- n. an undergraduate who is not yet a senior
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Indeed, Mr. Perry learned during his college years that leadership often involves charm and charisma more than displays of dazzling intellect, and that surviving a trial by fire—in his case, the hazing underclassman endured in the corps—strengthens one's character.
Back then, an underclassman could declare for the draft without having to lose his eligibility.
UniversityChic.com writer Erin Cunningham is an underclassman at George Washington University.
A closer look at the top defensive backs in this year's draft (school, height and weight listed; * indicates underclassman).
One underclassman sprinted down the hall as though with an urgent question.
That included five of the top-10 defensive ends, led by top-rated Brian Orakpo of Texas and second-ranked Everette Brown, the athletic underclassman from Florida State.
Here is a closer look at this year's top defensive line prospects (school, height and weight listed; * indicates underclassman):
He enters the draft as an underclassman after completing 235 of 383 passes (61.4%) for 3,459 yards and 25 touchdowns with 10 interceptions for the Bulldogs in 2008, his most productive season.
A closer look at the top quarterbacks and kicking prospects in this year's draft (school, height and weight listed; * indicates underclassman):
Fellow underclassman Mark Sanchez has the tools to be elite in the right system.