Thesaurus / greenhorn
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
So he would be no greenhorn there, and wouldn't they be happy—he, Mamie, and little Joey!
That you are a lump of horse and a greenhorn and nothing else!
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