Thesaurus / greenhorn

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Now the intention was to "shanghai" me (that is, steal my advance money), my landlord supposing that I was a greenhorn.

The boys thought him a greenhorn, and they were all showing him how to do things.

Many a greenhorn may have heard of loaded dice, and so on; but very few know that there is such a thing as the Doctor Dice-box.

The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4George W. M. Reynolds

That was the night the West End knew that a greenhorn had cast his chrysalis and stood out a man.

The Nerve of FoleyFrank H. Spearman

When I inquired of him just what a short-stop is, he looked at me pityingly and said: Say, are you a greenhorn?

Some one of all these feats must needs have been performed, ere the “greenhorn” can matriculate and take rank as a “mountain man.”

The War TrailMayne Reid

A year in "The States" had transformed the young man from a greenhorn into a gentleman.

An old trapper who has a couple of traps and lots of experience will catch more fur than the greenhorn with a complete outfit.

Deadfalls and SnaresA. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding

Theyll give a look on my greenhorn rags, and down I go—For what are you afraid, you fool?

Hungry HeartsAnzia Yezierska

I might have knowed it was some greenhorn, when I heard you coming two points off your course.

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