frosh
Pronunciation
  • (America)
    • (GA) IPA: /fɹɔʃ/
    • (cot-caught) IPA: /fɹɑʃ/
Noun

frosh (plural froshes)

  1. (now, dialectal) A frog.
    • 1565 (1593), Golding, Ovid's Met. xv. (1593) pg. 356:
      The mud hath in it certaine seed whereof greene froshes rise.
Noun

frosh (plural froshes)

  1. (colloquial) A first-year student, at certain universities, and a first-or-second-year student at other universities.
    That frosh is really getting on my nerves!
Synonyms Translations Verb

frosh (froshes, present participle froshing; past and past participle froshed)

  1. (transitive, slang) To initiate academic freshmen, notably in a testing way.
    This campus does not tolerate froshing in any form.
  2. (transitive, slang) To damage through incompetence.
    Trying to open my car door with a coat hanger, I froshed the mechanism.
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