Advertisement

sophomore (n.)

1680年代,"大学二年级的学生",字面意思是"争论者",由 sophumer (1650年代,从 sophume ,古体变体形式的 sophism )改变而来,可能是受民间词源学的影响,从希腊文 sophos "聪明的"+ mōros "愚蠢的,呆板的"(见 moron )衍生而来。原文可能是指辩证法练习,这种练习构成了中年教育的一个重要部分。在牛津和剑桥, sophister (来自 sophist ,有虚假的 -er ,如 philosopher )是二年级或三年级的学生(美国人所说的"初级"可能是 senior sophister )。

Origin and meaning of sophomore

Others are reading

Advertisement
Definitions of sophomore from WordNet
1
sophomore (n.)
a second-year undergraduate;
Synonyms: soph
2
sophomore (adj.)
used of the second year in United States high school or college;
the sophomore class
his sophomore year
Synonyms: second-year
From wordnet.princeton.edu