What does fledgling mean?

Definitions for fledglingˈflɛdʒ lɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fledgling.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. newcomer, fledgling, fledgeling, starter, neophyte, freshman, newbie, entrant(noun)

    any new participant in some activity

  2. fledgling, fledgeling(adj)

    young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

  3. fledgling(a), fledgeling(a)(adj)

    (of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

    "a fledgling robin"

  4. fledgling, unfledged, callow(adj)

    young and inexperienced

    "a fledgling enterprise"; "a fledgling skier"; "an unfledged lawyer"


  1. fledgling(Noun)

    A young bird which has just developed its flight feathers (notably wings).

  2. fledgling(Noun)

    An immature, nau00EFve and/or inexperienced person.

  3. fledgling(Adjective)

    untried or inexperienced

  4. Origin: From fledge 'prepare for flying' + diminutive suffix -ling


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fledgling in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fledgling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of fledgling

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Translations for fledgling

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ptáčátko, ptáče, nezkušenýCzech
  • Küken, Jungvogel, eben flügge gewordener Vogel, flügges Kücken, Grünschnabel, flügges Küken, flügger VogelGerman
  • πρωτόπειρος, αρχάριος, άπειρος, νεοσσόςGreek
  • pollito, amateur, novato, inexpertoSpanish
  • linnupoegEstonian
  • lentopoikanen, kokematon, untuvikko, aloitteleva, orastavaFinnish
  • inexpérimenté, oisillon, novice, bleuFrench
  • inesperto, pivello, uccellino, novellino, principiante, alle prime armiItalian
  • កូនបក្សី, មនុស្សគ្មានសមត្ថភាព, ដោយគ្មានបទពិសោធន៏Khmer
  • nieuweling, groentje, onervaren, melkmuil, aankomeling, kuikenDutch
  • novato, iniciante, inexperientePortuguese
  • păsărea, novice, ageamiu, păsăricăRomanian
  • оперившийся птенец, неопытный юнец, новичок, неискушённый, зелёный, птенец, неопытныйRussian
  • vtáčaSlovak
  • axhamiAlbanian
  • nybörjare, oerfaren, flygfärdig, fågelungeSwedish
  • jibödül, hibödül, bödülVolapük

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