Examples of greenhorn in a Sentence
He's not the most sophisticated businessman you'll ever meet, but he's no greenhorn.
go easy on him—he's just a greenhorn and doesn't have all the experience you do
Recent Examples of greenhorn from the Web
EIGHT years ago Mike Pompeo was a 47-year-old greenhorn congressional candidate in Wichita, Kansas, with a modest business career and unremarkable limited-government views.
Interested greenhorns can apply by March 1 for a crew apprentice position starting this summer.
Political greenhorns also turned up with the intention to contest the next election.
Hoffman has previously mentioned possible projects for the company, including a reality series that takes greenhorns and gives them the opportunity to learn about mining gold.
Curling greenhorns targeted them for curling questions because the couple wore curling-stone hats.
Many a greenhorn staffer was schooled by Dianne Young, a lyrical and literary writer who reviewed all of our stories and spearheaded many new sections and special issues.
Fabian developed the skill as a greenhorn on the Kantishna River in the '30s, learning from sourdoughs for whom a pole was an important tool.
On the other end are the greenhorn quarterbacks coming out of college and having to adjust on the fly to the pro style schemes after operating in the spread going back to high school, or even Pop Warner.
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Origin and Etymology of greenhorn
First Known Use: 1672See Words from the same year
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Definition of greenhorn for English Language Learners
: a person who lacks experience and knowledge
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