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Meaning of GREENHORN

Pronunciation:  'green`horn

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an awkward and inexperienced youth

GREENHORN is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: cub, rookie
 See Also: beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Green"horn`\, n.
A raw, inexperienced person; one easily imposed upon. --W.

Thesaurus Terms
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