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Synonyms for greenhorn

Synonyms for greenhorn

Synonyms for greenhorn

an awkward and inexperienced youth

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These hopeful greenhorns are reclaiming human spaces and attempting to bring small pieces of rural America to the unlikeliest of places like foothills, warehouses, back valleys and vacant lots," von Tscharner Fleming said.
Even though we're seeing a few more greenhorns in our duck holes, we couldn't be more happy, happy for Phil Robertson and family, who are dispelling many hunter stereotypes and championing the sport of waterfowl.
The party is conducting a two-day orientation programme at Surajkund from Saturday, where the greenhorns would be given lessons on how to use the social media and ways to avoid controversies.
The Greenhorns is not being distributed through conventional cinemas.
Regularly he would bellow tirades at hopeless greenhorns (like me).
30pm THE Aegon Championship organisers saw British greenhorns Jamie Baker and James Ward slope out of the singles yesterday, but their decision to award Aussie Bernard Tomic a wild-card could bring them greater satisfaction, writes Adrian Humphries.
We're all greenhorns in one area or another; you can never learn too much.
John Wayne stars in this flag-waving bit of American propaganda, as a hard bitten Marine who has the unfortunate task of turning a bunch of naive greenhorns into battle-ready soldiers.
Playing their first match of the year, the home side were not at their best and displayed signs of rustiness as they squandered a series of scoring opportunities at Auckland's Eden Park against a French side, a stitched-together selection of gnarled veterans and greenhorns.
Winger Jean Francois Coux scored on his debut in the second half for the French side, a stitchedtogether selection of gnarled veterans and greenhorns.
In this telling, if the experiment of American Iraq ends in failure, it won't be because it was wrongheaded and doomed from the start, or because the Bush administration shoved aside the vast State Department prewar plans and stocked the occupation authority with hapless greenhorns from the Texas Republican party.
Greenhorns should therefore put a limit on how much they're prepared to risk before sitting down at the table.
In doing so, it's alleged that these money-grubbing greenhorns are stealing jobs and business opportunities from the black "underserved majority.
The Greenhorns is a historical account of the lives of Jewish immigrants as they struggled to merge themselves in American Society.
Often at horseback stables, the wranglers can be sullen, perhaps resentful that their livelihood is dependent on greenhorns.