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Definition of "underclassman" []

  • A student in the freshman or sophomore class at a secondary school or college. Also called lowerclassman. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "underclassman" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • " writer Erin Cunningham is an underclassman at George Washington University."