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Etymology 1 edit

fresh +‎ -er (comparative suffix)

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fresher

  1. comparative form of fresh: more fresh

Etymology 2 edit

From a clipping of freshman +‎ -er (Oxford -er).

Noun edit

fresher (plural freshers)

  1. (British) A first-year student at a university.
  2. (India) A fresh graduate looking for his/her first job.
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  • Fresher is much more commonly used than freshman in the United Kingdom.
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