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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say rookie in sign language?

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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. Mick Schumacher:

    I'm pleased that I caught up -- it didn't occur to me at first that I was best rookie! after yesterday's qualifying and my grid position, I'm really satisfied.

  2. Mark Buehrle:

    If it's a rookie pitching or a guy that's been around for a while, we've got that feel of whose butt are we going to kick today, that's a good feeling. We haven't had that the couple of years I've been here.

  3. 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.

  4. Doug Quinn:

    We all have so many rookie mistakes, it’s all about how you clean up your mess, once you’ve made it, but it can be a forgiving business if you treat your customers right.

  5. Frederic Vasseur:

    Kevin has performed very well in his return to Formula One and Jolyon is approaching his rookie season in a clear and methodical manner, it’s true that Jolyon had a couple of races where he didn’t deliver as he wanted, equally this is natural in a driver’s first season; he’s learning and making strong progress.

Images & Illustrations of rookie

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