Greenhorn - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡriːnhɔːrn|  American pronunciation of the word greenhorn
Brit.  |ˈɡriːnhɔːn|  British pronunciation of the word greenhorn

noun

- an awkward and inexperienced youth (syn: cub, rookie)

Examples

He's not the most sophisticated businessman you'll ever meet, but he's no greenhorn.

...go easy on him—he's just a greenhorn and doesn't have all the experience you do...

Word forms

noun
singular: greenhorn
plural: greenhorns
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