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  • as ininexperienced
  • as inuninitiate
  • as inunpracticed

synonyms for spring chicken

  • immature
  • inept
  • naive
  • undisciplined
  • unschooled
  • unsophisticated
  • untried
  • young
  • amateur
  • callow
  • cherry
  • fresh
  • green
  • ignorant
  • inexpert
  • innocent
  • kid
  • new
  • prentice
  • raw
  • rookie
  • rude
  • sophomoric
  • tenderfoot
  • unaccustomed
  • unacquainted
  • unconversant
  • unfamiliar with
  • unfledged
  • unpracticed
  • unseasoned
  • untrained
  • unused
  • unversed
  • unworldly
  • verdant
  • wet behind ears

antonyms for spring chicken

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  • experienced
  • mature
  • old
  • educated
  • expert
  • familiar
  • schooled
  • seasoned
  • skilled
  • trained
  • versed
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    How to use spring chicken in a sentence

    Squinty could look out, but the slats were as close together as those in a chicken coop, and the little pig could not get out.
    SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
    It was a spring day, and the fat buds of the chestnuts were bursting into magnificent green plumes.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    I do not know what I think; all my thoughts seem whirling round as leaves do in brooks in the time of the spring rains.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    In the spring of 1868 he was taken by his mother for a visit to England, and there, in the same year, his sister was born.
    KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
    The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    In the spring of 1877 Mrs. Kipling came to England to see her children, and was followed the next year by her husband.
    KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
    Walker had painted a picture he called "Spring," a young girl gathering primroses in a wood.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
    In the spring of 1880 she went again to Paris, only to "feast on things artistic."
    WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
    However, as the spring began in the very heart of the village, they could not take it without destroying the village.
    RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
    Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.
    ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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