Definition of undergrad in English:

undergrad

noun

informal
  • An undergraduate.

    • ‘Montana residents who were full-time undergrads paid $3,079 this semester; out-of-state students paid $9,075.’
    • ‘He teaches E-Marketing and Internet Business Model Lab to undergrads and E-Commerce to graduate students.’
    • ‘What was most impressive was the sheer range of people who came together to hear him; entire benches of senior professors from different faculties, as well as hundreds of undergrads and grads.’
    • ‘Myself and the other grad student, the two techs, and one of the undergrads are all young women about my age.’
    • ‘To be eligible to present at the conference, students must be enrolled as undergrads or have graduated but present research conducted during their undergraduate study.’
    • ‘The pope urged our small band of Loyola University undergrads to study hard and obey our parents.’
    • ‘The JCR is in favour of situating a new joint JCR-MCR common room there, with a new quad and facilities for both undergrads and post-grads.’
    • ‘I knew Scott when we were both undergrads at the University of Illinois.’
    • ‘I don't treat the undergrads any different than I treat my grad students and postdocs.’
    • ‘However, it's worth noting that this is one of a very few student unions across the country that represents both grads and undergrads in one body.’
    • ‘I have to complete and defend my dissertation and survive teaching undergrads between now and then.’
    • ‘Mr. Marcus says they interview about 4,000 to 5,000 undergrads per semester, which doesn't leave a lot of time to ask detailed questions about how many calculus courses each one took.’
    • ‘We are a group of undergrads currently attending Carroll College, located in Helena, Montana.’
    • ‘I attended there both as an undergrad and a graduate student-about seven years.’
    • ‘We also established a mentoring program for undergrads with the undergraduate law and business society.’
    • ‘Two hundred companies participated in the first online career fair and about 14,000 undergrads and alumni responded.’
    • ‘But then I spoke to some graduate students where I did my undergrad.’
    • ‘Guys, the class is a graduate class, no undergrads allowed.’
    • ‘As undergrads both separately studied psychology; for graduate work, both separately went off to California.’
    • ‘The undergrads have been wonderful, and the grad students have been razor-sharp.’
    first-year student, undergraduate
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Pronunciation:

undergrad

/ʌndəˈɡrad/