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synonyms for greenhorn

  • amateur
  • apprentice
  • babe
  • beginner
  • colt
  • hayseed
  • learner
  • naif
  • neophyte
  • newcomer
  • novice
  • recruit
  • rube
  • simpleton
  • tenderfoot
  • tyro
  • virgin
  • ingenue
  • ingénue
  • new hand
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  • expert
  • professional
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How to use greenhorn in a sentence

This may well be the founding principle of environmentalism, dating back to Theodore Roosevelt’s hunting expeditions and John Muir’s establishing of the Sierra Club with its excursions for greenhorns.
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We’d just completed our training on the principles of Leave No Trace and would soon be guiding across these waters our own rafts of greenhorns, who would invariably ask what to do with their own banana peels.
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Of course it was a pretty greenhorn trick, but I guess no harm will come of it.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
I'll learn you to leave junk in my way, you greenhorn squirt!
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The Greek mill-hand sells the greenhorn a job, and takes his chances on the foreman giving the man work.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
She, on her side, perceiving what a greenhorn she had to deal with, made up her shrewd little mind to set her cap for me.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
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
I was but a country greenhorn, you know, and quite unused to city prices.
THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
No use letting the "hoi-polloi" get on to it that I was a greenhorn.
AN AMERICAN HOBO IN EUROPEBEN GOODKIND
It was that scabby greenhorn who must have taken it into her head.
YEKLABRAHAM CAHAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GREENHORN

  • blow in
  • floater
  • foreigner
  • greenhorn
  • guest
  • immigrant
  • incomer
  • interloper
  • intruder
  • invader
  • migrant
  • newcomer
  • noncitizen
  • outsider
  • refugee
  • settler
  • squatter
  • stranger
  • visitor
  • weed
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