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See definition of wet behind the ears on Dictionary.com
  • as intender
  • as inborn yesterday
  • as ingreen

synonyms for wet behind the ears

  • raw
  • green
  • rookie
  • sensitive
  • callow
  • childish
  • childlike
  • immature
  • impressionable
  • new
  • unripe
  • vernal
  • vulnerable
  • youthful
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antonyms for wet behind the ears

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  • OK
  • callous
  • experienced
  • hard
  • healthy
  • mature
  • older
  • rough
  • tough
  • uncaring
  • unfeeling
  • unloving
    • old
    • skilled
    • expert
    • withered
    • mature
    • experienced
    • worn
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    How to use wet behind the 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
    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    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
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO WET BEHIND THE EARS

    • childlike
    • green
    • gullible
    • inexperience
    • innocent
    • naïve
    • unworldly
    • wet behind the ears
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