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My friends love to tease me about the fact that I won't be able to drive until I'm a sophomore in college.
Noah Gray-Cabey

Meaning of "sophomore" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SOPHOMORE

Perhaps from earlier sophumer, from sophum, variant of sophism + -er1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SOPHOMORE

sophomore  [ˈsɒfəˌmɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SOPHOMORE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sophomore can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SOPHOMORE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sophomore

In the United States, a sophomore /ˈsɒfmɔr/ is a student in the second year of study at high school or university. The term comes from Greek σόφισμα, “acquired skill, clever device, method”. The term sophomore is probably a compound of the Greek σοφός, "wise" + μωρός, "foolish, dull".

Definition of sophomore in the English dictionary

The definition of sophomore in the dictionary is a second-year student at a secondary school or college. Other definition of sophomore is second.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SOPHOMORE


Baltimore
ˈbɔːltɪˌmɔː
Barrymore
ˈbærɪˌmɔː
Blackmore
ˈblækˌmɔː
Broadmoor
ˈbrɔːdˌmɔː
claymore
ˈkleɪˌmɔː
furthermore
ˈfɜːðəˌmɔː
hackamore
ˈhækəˌmɔː
Hawksmoor
ˈhɔːksˌmɔː
massymore
ˈmæsɪˌmɔː
mattamore
ˈmætəˌmɔː
Mentmore
ˈmɛntˌmɔː
nathemore
ˈneɪθəˌmɔː
nethermore
ˈneðəˌmɔː
Pasmore
ˈpæsˌmɔː
Passmore
ˈpɑːsˌmɔː
pickmaw
ˈpɪkˌmɔː
sagamore
ˈsæɡəˌmɔː
sycamore
ˈsɪkəˌmɔː
sycomore
ˈsɪkəˌmɔː
whiggamore
ˈwɪɡəˌmɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SOPHOMORE

sopherim
Sophi
Sophia
sophism
sophist
sophister
sophistic
sophistical
sophistically
sophisticate
sophisticated
sophisticatedly
sophistication
sophisticator
sophistries
sophistry
Sophoclean
Sophocles
sophomoric
sophomorical

WORDS THAT END LIKE SOPHOMORE

any more
anymore
Aviemore
con amore
evermore
farthermore
Fillmore
for evermore
forevermore
more
Mount Rushmore
nevermore
oboe d´amore
Patmore
Rushmore
Tullamore
viola d´amore
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Synonyms and antonyms of sophomore in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sophomore» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SOPHOMORE

Find out the translation of sophomore to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sophomore from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sophomore» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大二
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estudiante de segundo año
570 millions of speakers

English

sophomore
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sophomore
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طالبة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

второкурсник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

segundo ano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দ্বিতীয় বার্ষিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

étudiant de seconde année
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sophomore
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Student im zweiten Jahr
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

2年生
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

학년
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sophomore
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thứ hai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோபோமோர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सेफोमोरे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ikinci sınıf öğrencisi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fagiolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

student drugiego roku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

другокурсник
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

al doilea de studentie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δευτεροετής φοιτητής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stage
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

andraårsstuderande
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sophomore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sophomore

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHOMORE»

The term «sophomore» is very widely used and occupies the 18.672 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SOPHOMORE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sophomore

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10 QUOTES WITH «SOPHOMORE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sophomore.
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Darren Aronofsky
There's always been a lot of pressure and tension on the line. If 'Pi' didn't work out, I have no idea what my career would be. I don't think I would have gotten another shot at it. If 'Requiem for a Dream' didn't work out, they would have called me a 'one-hit wonder with a sophomore slump'.
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Claire Cameron
A lot of people have trouble with their second novel - the dreaded sophomore jinx. I wrote three books in between the two novels, and they just weren't very good.
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Shanley Caswell
I had a weird high school because I graduated early when I was 16. I moved out to California, but I was only there for freshman and sophomore year, and I was a bit of a brainiac.
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Dominique Dawes
Eleven years old is not an early age to set your sight on the Olympics for a gymnast, because we normally peak in high school. I first qualified for the Olympics team during my sophomore year in high school, when I was 15 years old.
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Paula Deen
Growing up, I had a very busy social life. It wasn't until I was a sophomore in high school that I asked Mama if I could come into the kitchen and have her teach me how to cook something.
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Rachel Dratch
I started doing improv my sophomore year.
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Tim Finchem
If I was going to go to college, I had to have a scholarship. By my sophomore year, it was evident golf was not going to be the path.
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Sue Grafton
I attended the University of Louisville my freshman year, transferred to what was then Western Kentucky State Teachers College for my sophomore and junior years, and then graduated from the University of Louisville in the summer of 1961.
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Noah Gray-Cabey
My friends love to tease me about the fact that I won't be able to drive until I'm a sophomore in college.
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Camille Guaty
My family moved from California to New Jersey in the beginning of my sophomore year of high school. I will never forget the first day in a new school, walking into the cafeteria during lunch and not knowing a single soul. I didn't feel confident enough to share a seat at just anyone's table.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SOPHOMORE»

Discover the use of sophomore in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sophomore and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Quilter's Academy: Sophomore Year - A Skill-Building Course ...
Presents a series of reference volumes documenting the skills needed for quiltmaking, with a detailed explanation of techniques and a variety of design options.
Harriet Hargrave, 2010
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Vampire High: Sophomore Year
And when he takes on the Mercians, everything Cody has learned about courage and determination his freshman year at Vampire High will be tested. From the Hardcover edition.
Douglas Rees, 2010
3
Sophomore Switch
Tasha and Emily each have their reasons for wanting a semester abroad, and they will have to depend on on each other for tips on fitting in, finding love, and figuring out who they really are.
Abby McDonald, 2009
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Sophomore
Five friends deal with love interests and face moral dilemmas. Also use: Junior (1987).
Linda A. Cooney, 1987
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If Jesus Were a Sophomore: Discipleship for College Students
This book is ideal for either personal or group study.
Bruce Main, 2002
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Quilters Academy Vol. 2 Sophomore Year: A Skill-Building ...
Continue Your Journey of a Lifetime with the Hargraves. Get a college-level education in quiltmaking from the comfort of your own home. This latest volume will inspire and challenge you to start designing your own quilts.
Harriet Hargrave, 2010
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Sophomore
Hart Fox thought he'd seen it all after barely surviving his first year at Stutts University, the worlds most prestigious college.
Michael Gerber, 2006
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The Effect of a Sophomore Year Experience On-campus ...
The purpose of this study was to explore change in students' self-reported sense of meaning in life, academic self-efficacy, and satisfaction with faculty interactions, academic advising, and experiences at the research institution as a ...
Shannon M. Finning-Kwoka, 2009
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Sophomore Undercover
Despite obstacles, high school reporter Dixie Nguyen, an adopted Vietnamese orphan, doggedly investigates a drug scandal that may extend far beyond the football team.
Ben Esch, 2011
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The Sophomore
First published in 1968, The Sophomore was Barry Spacks' debut novel. Much praised at the time, its reputation has endured, with thanks in no small part to the English novelist William Boyd who has frequently praised it as a key early ...
Barry Spacks, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SOPHOMORE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sophomore is used in the context of the following news items.
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Daniel Cabrera named Sophomore of the Year on MaxPreps All …
Cabrera, who just completed his sophomore season for the Patriots, was named Sophomore of the Year on the CBS MaxPreps Sophomore All-American Team. «The Advocate, Jul 15»
2
New Orleans Saints Sophomore Spotlight: Brandin Cooks
Today, we start our series that highlights them under our 'Sophomore Spotlight'. We begin with our favorite rookie from last year, wide receiver Brandin Cooks. «Who Dat Dish, Jun 15»
3
Sophomore hoops shootout at Augie
Seven teams in Class A and six teams in Class AA will compete on Friday in Augustana College's fourth annual Sophomore Shootout, to be held at Carver ... «Quad-Cities Online, Jun 15»
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Onalaska's Glynn has breakout sophomore season
Glynn will make his debut at the WIAA State Track and Field meet this weekend at UW-La Crosse, a qualifier in the discus. He's seeded third in the Division 1 ... «News8000.com - WKBT, Jun 15»
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Sophomore has big hit as Genoa tops Lake in baseball
GENOA – Sophomore Kurtis Lee is trying to prove he belongs at the varsity level for Genoa. Lee singled to drive in Nick Wolfe and Matt Aumiller in the fifth inning ... «Port Clinton News Herald, May 15»
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Will Sophomore Slump Stop Derek Barnett in 2015?
When a first-year player sets the bar high, it's tough to live up to expectations. Tennessee rising sophomore Derek Barnett finds himself facing such a challenge. «Today's U, Apr 15»
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PrepXtra Girls Basketball Sophomore of the Year: Jacobi Lynn's …
Sophomore guard Jacobi Lynn might be his latest greatest. “With her, she's really just an exceptional player,” Morgan said. “But you have to look at it and say, ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Apr 15»
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PrepXtra Boys Basketball Sophomore of the Year: Tee Higgins' best …
But between his high-flying dunks and an assortment of other athletic plays, the PrepXtra Boys Basketball Sophomore of the Year was particularly effective when ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Apr 15»
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MaxPreps 2014-15 Boys Basketball Sophomore All-American Team
Highlighted by National Sophomore of the Year James Walker Jr. of Jonesboro (Ga.), MaxPreps presents the 2014-15 Boys Basketball Sophomore All-American ... «MaxPreps, Apr 15»
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San Diego State's Malik Pope to return for sophomore season
San Diego State forward Malik Pope is planning to return to school for his sophomore season, head coach Steve Fisher announced Thursday. Pope came into ... «SportingNews.com, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sophomore [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sophomore>. Oct 2019 ».
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