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synonyms for wet behind ears

  • immature
  • inept
  • naive
  • undisciplined
  • unschooled
  • unsophisticated
  • untried
  • young
  • amateur
  • callow
  • fresh
  • green
  • ignorant
  • inexpert
  • innocent
  • kid
  • new
  • prentice
  • raw
  • rookie
  • rude
  • sophomoric
  • spring chicken
  • tenderfoot
  • unaccustomed
  • unacquainted
  • unconversant
  • unfamiliar with
  • unfledged
  • unpracticed
  • unseasoned
  • untrained
  • unused
  • unversed
  • unworldly
  • verdant
  • raw
  • sensitive
  • green
  • rookie
  • callow
  • childish
  • childlike
  • immature
  • impressionable
  • new
  • unripe
  • vernal
  • vulnerable
  • youthful
  • wet behind the ears
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antonyms for wet behind ears

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  • experienced
  • mature
  • old
  • educated
  • expert
  • familiar
  • schooled
  • seasoned
  • skilled
  • trained
  • versed
  • unloving
  • tough
  • rough
  • hard
  • OK
  • healthy
  • unfeeling
  • uncaring
  • callous
  • older
  • mature
  • experienced
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      How to use wet behind ears in a sentence

      Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
      THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
      More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
      SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
      In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
      GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
      The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
      TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
      I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      Monsieur,” growls the baron, “stone walls have ears, you say if only they had tongues; what tales these could tell!
      CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
      The noise of the hammer is always in his ears, and his eye is upon the pattern of the vessel he maketh.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      The Indian turned his head, and spoke to some one behind; one after another a score of figures rose.
      RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
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      SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
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