What does rookie mean?

Definitions for rookie
ˈrʊk irook·ie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cub, greenhorn, rookie(noun)

    an awkward and inexperienced youth

Wiktionary

  1. rookie(Noun)

    An inexperienced recruit, especially in the police or armed forces.

    Etymology: From recruit and -ie, thought to be an alteration of recruit, another reasonable origin is broekie (short for broekvent), a common term for a shipmate.

  2. rookie(Noun)

    A novice.

    Etymology: From recruit and -ie, thought to be an alteration of recruit, another reasonable origin is broekie (short for broekvent), a common term for a shipmate.

  3. rookie(Noun)

    An athlete either new to the sport or to a team or in his first year of professional competition, especially said of baseball, basketball, hockey and American football players.

    Etymology: From recruit and -ie, thought to be an alteration of recruit, another reasonable origin is broekie (short for broekvent), a common term for a shipmate.

  4. rookie(Noun)

    A type of firecracker, used by farmers to scare rooks.

    Etymology: From recruit and -ie, thought to be an alteration of recruit, another reasonable origin is broekie (short for broekvent), a common term for a shipmate.

  5. rookie(Adjective)

    non-professional; amateur

    The game was going well until I made that rookie mistake.

    Etymology: From recruit and -ie, thought to be an alteration of recruit, another reasonable origin is broekie (short for broekvent), a common term for a shipmate.

Freebase

  1. Rookie

    A rookie is a person in his or her first year of a sport, or someone who is new to a profession, training or activity such as a rookie cop, rookie pilot, a recruit, or occasionally a freshman.

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How to pronounce rookie?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rookie in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rookie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of rookie in a Sentence

  1. Dell Curry:

    We're doing things that haven't been done in our franchise for 25 years, it's crazy to think about, as the longest tenured Warrior, and I've seen the transformation from my rookie year to now. It's pretty special.

  2. Fetty Wap:

    Even if the album don't go anywhere, that doesn't mean nothing to me, i did what most people said I wouldn't do. And I overcame, I guess you could say, a lot of rookie boundaries. I just shot past what a lot of people expected. Selling the album is what I'm supposed to do in the music industry, not what I wanted to do.

  3. Cheri Reed:

    We don't need a rookie in the game right now. Because it's the anti-Christ that we're up against, he's despicable. He's destructive. He's a liar. He's trigger-happy. He's everything that you don't want in a President.

  4. Rookie Daniel Berger:

    I kind of knew that no one was really going to run away with it just because it's playing so tough. So I tried to give Rookie Daniel Berger as many opportunities for birdie as I could.

  5. Justin Turner:

    Justin Turner said. They sure did. Seager homeredagain, Buehler pitched six scoreless innings and The Dodgers beat The Braves 3-1 on Saturday to send the NL Championship Series to a winner-take-all finale. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Los Angeles avoided elimination for the second time in less than 24 hours, staying alive in Los Angeles pursuit of a third pennant in four years. Los Angeles hasnt won a championship since 1988. Im still sort of recovering from this one, but already thinking about Game 7, The Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. Thats what you live for. Justin Turner also homered for Los Angeles, and Kenley Jansen threw a six-pitch ninth for Kenley Jansen 18th career postseason save. The NL West and East champions play again Sunday night, with the potential for two rookie starters in a Game 7 for the first time in big league history. Roberts was keeping his options open for his starting pitcher while The Braves plan to go with rookie right-hander Ian Anderson, who has thrown 15 2/3 scoreless innings in Ian Anderson three postseason starts. Tony Gonsolin and three-time NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw are among the possibilities for Los Angeles. Shoot, well go out there and let er fly. A Game 7 is another baseball game, Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said. You have to treat it as such. The Braves were hoping to celebrate Snitkers 65th birthday Saturday with the franchises first World Series berth since 1999. But Max Fried took Max Fried first loss all year, working into the seventh inning after surrendering three runs during a rocky first. Buehler, using Stans Rodeo Ointment to deal with bothersome blisters, threw 65 of his 89 pitches for strikes. He allowed seven hits while striking out six without a walk. After Atlanta loaded the bases with three singles in a row to start the top of second the last hit by his Vanderbilt roommate Dansby Swanson the right-hander really brought the heat, with 10 consecutive fastballs to get out of the jam. Austin Riley struck out on a 98.7 mph pitch before Nick Markakis took a called third strike on 99.7 mph. Cristian Pache, the 21-year-old rookie who had an RBI in each of Cristian Pache first four NLCS starts, was retired on an inning-ending groundout. Cristian Pache mound presence is just unbelievable.

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    lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    • A. contempt
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