cub, greenhorn, rookie(noun)
an awkward and inexperienced youth
An inexperienced recruit, especially in the police or armed forces.
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.
A type of firecracker, used by farmers to scare rooks.
The game was going well until I made that rookie mistake.
Origin: 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.
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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The numerical value of rookie in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of rookie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of rookie in a Sentence
Winning the Rookie of the Year award means so much.
Male candidates have networks and ... the lack of that for rookie female candidates makes it difficult.
My lack of name recognition is the bottleneck, male candidates have networks and ... the lack of that for rookie female candidates makes it difficult.
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.
So looking at Lexi Thompson as a rookie to play this tournament so well, Im really proud of Lexi Thompson as a fellow competitor and same country girl as well.
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- новобранец, новакBulgarian
- bažant, zelenáčCzech
- Anfänger, NeulingGerman
- novato, novicioSpanish
- aloittelija, noviisi, keltanokkaFinnish
- recluta, principianteItalian
- гуштер, новак, новајлијаMacedonian
- beginneling, nieuwkomer, schachtDutch
- новичок, зелёный, салага, новобранецRussian
- Tân binhVietnamese
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